New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday ordered an independent judicial inquiry into the Christchurch mosque attacks, asking whether police and intelligence services could have prevented the March 15 attack.
As part of its effort to curb hate speech Twitter is moving to filter out inappropriate content based on religion.
What is a definition of Islamophobia for? It is to help prevent a social evil, as the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on British Muslims correctly states in its thoughtful report. Baroness Warsi, the force behind it, has candidly described how “dinner party” Islamophobia has become acceptable,
The starting para of the column is so sorrowful - it paints such a bleak picture of a common Indian citizen that one questions existence itself - the existence of a God. Of course, with the reverence of the cow, God is a public debacle and religion is a word I have come to hate, I wish it weren’t ever invented.
Right after 9/11, my mom started wearing the hijab in Sarnia, Ontario — a town with little diversity on the US border. She had made a conscious and unilateral decision to do so, despite the reservations and anxiety my father and I shared about the potential ramifications of her choice. After all, there had been a spike in hate crimes
A mosque is a home of Allah Almighty where people offer their Namaz five times in a day, and feel eternal peace and happiness. The Emirate of Sharjah is home to the most beautiful mosques in the United Arab Emirates (“Sharjah opens new
The praise from Arab Parliament Speaker Adel Abdulrahman Al-Asoomi for the UAE’s culture of forbearance is heartening, to say the least. The nation promotes dialogue, coexistence, acceptance and tolerance, and embraces and promotes the Document of Human
Speaking on her appointment Fiona said, "I am honoured to be given this opportunity to serve as the Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief.
At least 60 officers were injured the previous evening as a furious crowd attacked a police station, set vehicles on fire and burnt down the house of a local lawmaker whose nephew was allegedly responsible for the social media post.