Tag: Arab

Frightening Facebook Reaction To A Centre On Fire

Yesterday (Apr 27, 2015) Wfla.com reported that an Islamic centre in Tampa Bay was on fire. Fire Rescue crews responded immediately. The centre provides free healthcare to everyone. It was also a daycare centre for little children. The news about this fire was published on Wfla’s Facebook page with a video. Most of the comments were… Read More ›

Bill Maher Defends Netanyahu’s Racist Campaigning, Floats Stripping Arabs Of Votes

By Zaid Jilani / Alternet Maher suggests America might strip blacks of the vote if black nations had attacked us. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s racist campaigning did not cost him the election, but it did cost Obama administration support. The U.S. rarely openly disagrees with Israel’s leaders, but the administration issued a statement condemning the… Read More ›

7 Anti-Muslim Incidents That Happened Since The Chapel Hill Murders

By Imraan Siddiqi / Stop Islamophobia Now In 2012, the American Muslim community experienced one of the biggest upticks of violence and harassment that the community has ever seen. Eleven years removed from 9/11, there was a seemingly unexplainable rash of attacks against mosques, including arson, vandalism and even shots being fired at different Islamic… Read More ›

That ‘Atheist’ Who Killed 3 Young Muslims In North Carolina…

By Leslie Salzillo On February 10, 2015, a 46-year old ‘self proclaimed’ atheist, took his gun, managed his way into his neighbor’s home, and shot them to death. Craig Stephen Hicks killed three innocent young Muslim students, execution-style, in Chapel Hill, then turned himself in hours later. The lives he stole were Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha,… Read More ›

Atheist Charged With Shooting & Killing Three Muslim Students Execution Style

DTT Update: NewsObserver.com reports: Abu-Salha said his daughter who lived next door to Hicks wore a Muslim head scarf and told her family a week ago that she had “a hateful neighbor.” “Honest to God, she said, ‘He hates us for what we are and how we look,’” he said. Zaid Jilani Yesterday, three Arab students… Read More ›

Do You Think Islamists Are The Only Religious Terrorists? Meet Some Famous Killers For Christ

David Ferguson – RawStory.com   President Barack Obama raised hackles on the Christian right this week during his address to the 2015 National Prayer Breakfast. In the wake of the massacre at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris by Islamic extremists and the atrocities committed on video by ISIS, Obama urged Christians not to get… Read More ›

Despite Wingnut Freak-out, Obama Is Right: Christian Violence Is Just as Bad as Muslim Violence?

By Zaid Jilani – Alternet.org This week, President Obama met with Muslim leaders in a private political meeting for the first time in his six-year presidency. The meeting set off predicatable angry reactions from the political right, with Fox News’ Sean Hannity even saying he wished Obama had demanded that the leaders publicly denounce radical Islam…. Read More ›

‘We Palestinian Christians Say Allahu Akbar’

By Nadezhda Kevorkova – RT.com The only Palestinian Orthodox Christian bishop in the Holy Land speaking about the suffering of Palestinian Christians, their unity with Muslims in the Palestinian struggle, about Orthodox Christian martyrs, and Ukraine. Archbishop Sebastia Theodosios (Atallah Hanna), 49, is the only Orthodox Christian archbishop from Palestine stationed in Jerusalem and the… Read More ›

The Anti-American Sniper Backlash Begins

A number of very good pieces on why the movie is so bad– Chris Hedges calls it as it is: “American Sniper” lionizes the most despicable aspects of U.S. society—the gun culture, the blind adoration of the military, the belief that we have an innate right as a “Christian” nation to exterminate the “lesser breeds”… Read More ›

“American Sniper” Spawns Death Threats Against Arabs & Muslims

By Rania Khalek – ElectronicIntifada.net Following the release of the film American Sniper in theaters across the US, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) has warned of a “significant rise in violent hate rhetoric targeting the Arab and Muslim-American communities.” The ADC believes the threats “are directly linked to the negative media coverage and hateful propaganda… Read More ›