Category Archives: Muslims are #1 victims

Alabama Death Row inmate claims Muslim spiritual adviser barred from execution

An Alabama Death Row inmate set to die by lethal injection next week claims his execution should be stayed because the prison won’t let him have a Muslim spiritual adviser present in the execution chamber.

Domineque Ray, 42, is set to be executed at Holman Prison on Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. by lethal injection for the 1995 killing, rape, and robbery of 15-year-old Tiffany Harville. On Monday, Ray’s lawyers filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming Ray’s right to freedom of religion was being violated. They also asked for a stay of execution.

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Linda Sarsour Tells Muslim Crowd Not to ‘Humanize Oppressors’ of Palestine

“In my opinion, on an issue like Palestine, you gotta choose the side of the oppressed, Sarsour said. “And if you’re on the side of the oppressor, or you’re defending the oppressor, and you’re actually trying to humanize the oppressor, then that’s a problem, sisters and brothers, and we’ve gotta be able to say ‘That is not the position of the Muslim-American community.’”

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Muslim activists want Amazon to remove Koran verses from bath mats

The Council on American-Islamic Relations claimed it received complaints about a specific seller, Emvency, who sold the bath mats. In a statement, CAIR said the mats are “offensive to Muslims because the Koranic verses and other Islamic references would be stepped-on or otherwise disrespected by customers.”

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‘The woman with a hijab helping victims is far more reflective of Muslims than the idiot with the knife’: Praise for bystanders who rushed to aid of Manchester stabbing victims

A woman who went to the aid of two victims of a terrorist knifeman in Manchester last night has been praised online.

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NCCM: Government’s Terrorism Report Unfairly Stigmatizes Canadian minority Communities

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), a prominent civil liberties and advocacy organization, says that the federal government’s 2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada unfairly stigmatizes Canadian Muslim communities and other racialized minority groups while minimizing the growing role of white supremacist and far-right groups in perpetuating violent attacks inside Canada.

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Ocasio-Cortez to Muslim Activists: ‘We Can Throw Down’ for Left-Wing Agenda ‘as a Posse’

Speaking at a “My Muslim Vote” rally in Dearborn, Michigan, Ocasio-Cortez asked activists to send Michigan Congressional candidates like Rashida Tlaib and Fayrouz Saad with her to Congress and declared, “2018 isn’t the year that we get our first Muslim woman to Congress… it’s that we get our first class of Muslim women.”

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Institute for Social Policy and Understanding: One-third of American Muslims are “at or below the federal poverty line”

Claims that American Muslims are well-integrated have been supported by the fact that Muslims in America fare better socioeconomically than other minority Muslim populations around the world, such as French and British Muslims, and the expanding number of successful Muslim entrepreneurs. However, the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding’s (ISPU) 2018 American Muslim Poll reveals that, “Even though some American Muslims are quite well-off, a significantly larger percentage of the community struggles financially”.

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