Erin Woo / Mercury News / August 25, 2019 SANTA CLARA — As the first player on the U.S. Squash national team to compete in a hijab, 12-year-old Fatima Abdelrahman is aware that her presence is a statement of sorts. Currently ranked fifth in the country for her age group, she’s been competing Continue Reading
China is Surveilling and Threatening Uighurs in the U.S.
The Atlantic / 9-minute video Xinjiang, China is home to more than 11 million Uighurs, a largely Muslim ethnic minority. Currently, 1 million Uighurs are being held in Chinese internment camps, according to estimates cited by the UN and by U.S. officials. While Uighurs have long faced Continue Reading
How two Islamic groups fell from power to persecution: Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and Turkey’s Gulenists
Ahmet T. Kuru / The Conversation Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s first-ever democratically elected president, died unexpectedly during a trial in June 2019. He was a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, an almost century-old Islamist group that rose to power after the Egyptian Revolution of 2011. Its Continue Reading
New Zealand Massacre: Standing Up for Persecuted Muslims
By Dr. Warren Larson Images of what a 24-year-old, white male did at a mosque in Christchurch, reminded me of something: “We have seen the face of evil and it is us.” I also recalled a similar incident much closer to home. It happened in the historic city of Charleston, South Carolina, one Continue Reading