Tag: Discrimination

‘Patriot’ Guarding ‘Muslim Free’ Gun Store Accidentally Shoots Himself

A “patriot” accidentally shot himself outside the Save Yourself Survival and Tactical Gear store in Oktaha, Oklahoma. The Save Yourself Survival and Tactical Gear store and gun range has had a string of ugly incidents after declaring they are “Muslim free”: “We do not want to have any jihadis training on our gun range and… Read More ›

“You Should All Be In Jail,” And “We’ll Nuke You Soon Anyway”

I have a Muslim friend who happens to work close to my place of work and so we often meet and, as he is as much a political junkie as I am, we inevitably talk about the presidential election. He is married and has two children. And he has been growing more and more despondent… Read More ›

POLL: ‘Majority Of Republicans Want To Ban Islam’

We hear a lot about religious freedom from conservatives these days, but what do they actually mean when they use that term? A new poll out of Iowa sheds some light… But it appears as though both conservative newbies are basing their resistance against widespread backlash on a targeted understanding of the extreme right-wing Iowa… Read More ›

Muslim Family Paid Price For Buying House In Hindu Area

A family in Katghar area in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad town denied entry to newly-bought house by their neighbours merely because they were Muslims. Shahana Bi and her family had no idea about the difficulties she was going to face. When the family reached their house on Wednesday night, they were not allowed by her Hindu… Read More ›

British Muslim Women Say They Were Racially Abused By National Express Driver

  BuzzFeed News reports on a Facebook post describing an alleged incident of racial abuse suffered by a group of young British Muslim women which has gone viral. Yusra Ahmed, a student at the University of Leeds, described how she and a group of friends were left “humiliated and victimised”‘ after a National Express coach… Read More ›

Chinese TV Show “Divas Hit the Road” Censor Actress Wearing A Headscarf (Hijab)

Chinese reality TV show “Divas Hit the Road” went to bizarre lengths to censor an actress who was wearing a headscarf (Hijab). The Chinese government has banned women in the Uighur region from wearing veils in public though Muslims account for almost half of the population. Source: AJ+

Muslim Man Loses Job For Sporting A Beard, Termed As A ‘Terrorist’

DTT: A hard-working MBA graduate man was sacked after coming back from Hajj (Pilgrimage) with a beard. He has said that he was discriminated against and that his beard was termed as a ‘terrorist’. Pooja Mehta / DNA India Days after Mumbai-based MBA graduate Zeshan Ali Khan was allegedly denied a job for being Muslim,… Read More ›

Anti-Muslim Incident On United Airlines

  The Guardian and the Huffington Post report on an Islamophobic incident that took place last week on a Universal Airlines flight to the United States. Tahera Ahmed, a Director of Interfaith Engagement and Associate Chaplain at Northwestern University in Illinois, says a Universal Airlines flight attendant was “clearly discriminating against me” when her request for… Read More ›

India: Woman Denied Flat For Being Muslim

By The Siasat Daily May 27: A young Muslim woman was refused a flat for rent here by a builder allegedly on grounds of her religion just days after a male MBA graduate was denied a job by a diamond export firm for similar reasons. Taking serious note of the incident, Maharashtra Minority Affairs Minister Eknath… Read More ›

France: Muslim French-Women Discriminated Against Daily

DTT: A day does not go by without hearing horrible stories from France, where Muslim men, women and children are discriminated against and even attacked physically all because of being Muslim. The daily hate spewed by right-wing media outlets, gets innocent Muslims targeted, verbally, and physically. Even though many of the Muslims are born and… Read More ›