A man is facing hate crime charges over a series of attacks against Muslims in Queens, New York City.
What he did: Naved Durrni, 30, is accused of targeting two Muslim couples on June 20 and a Muslim woman on July 25.
A teen athlete claims the U.S. Olympic Committee is trying to stop her from representing Haiti for the Tokyo Olympics.
Taking a dream away: Taekwondo athlete Aliyah Shipman, who has been fighting and winning medals for the Haitian Taekwondo Federation for the last two years, said that U.S. Olympic officials are now questioning her eligibility and background, reported WRLN.
A young man accused of deliberately running over a Pakistani Muslim family in London, Ontario, on June 6 has been charged with terrorism this week.
The charges: The incident, which killed four adults and injured a child, led to multiple charges against the suspect, Nathaniel Veltman, who was arrested shortly after fleeing the scene.
A Pakistani American has just become the first Muslim American federal judge in U.S. history after the Senate confirmed him as a district judge for the District of New Jersey on Thursday.
About the judge: Zahid Quraishi, 46, a son of Pakistani immigrants, earned the judicial seat following a Senate vote of 81-16, NBC reported.
A Pakistan-born officer has been chosen as the Houston Police Department’s first Muslim assistant chief after 20 years with the department.
About the delegation: Yasar Bashir says he hopes to “reduce violent crime” and is now one of the country’s first Muslim assistant chiefs, ABC13 reported.
Riots have gripped the Indian capital of New Delhi over a law that grants citizenship for illegal immigrants from neighboring Muslim-majority countries — as long as they are not Muslim.
The violence, which coincided with U.S. President Donald Trump’s first state visit, broke out between those in favor and those against the law in the streets northeast of the city. The riots led to the deaths of at least 43 people since Sunday.
Students in India have joined in protesting an “anti-Muslim” Citizenship Amendment Bill which was signed into law on Thursday.
The CAB, which would allow Hindu, Christian, Jain, Buddhist, and Sikh immigrants a clear path to citizenship, would not allow the same rights for Muslims.
A 12-year-old Muslim girl was forced to remove her hijab by Air Canada employees after she had already passed security while boarding at San Francisco International Airport.
Fatima Abdelrahman, from Santa Clara, California, is a member of the U.S. junior national squash team and the very first member to wear a hijab while competing.
A pair of White women were kicked off of their flight after complaining about the presence of three other male Muslim passengers.
The incident occurred on a Thomas Cook Airlines flight from Dalaman, Turkey to Gatwick Airport, England on Friday.
A Filipino woman has gone viral on Facebook after sharing her life living as both a Catholic and a Muslim, and how the two different religions co-existed in their home.
Arizza Nocum, in her Facebook post last week, said that she grew up in a household with a Catholic father who was a former seminarian and a native of Zamboanga city, and a Muslim mother with a family line that grew up in Siasi, Sulu where “Islam commingled with Tausug customs to create a culture that respected faith, bravery, and compassion.”
A part-time surveyor for the city of Dearborn, Michigan, is no longer working for the city as a result of the backlash he received for posting a racist comment on WXYZ Detroit’s Facebook post of a Muslim woman featured on Sports Illustrated.
The man in question, identified as Bill Larion, left a comment on the news channel’s Facebook post that says: “Cute picture should be on the cover Camels are us.”
A badass Muslim woman from the Washington D.C. area took a stand against bigotry and hate by showing kindness — and posing for the camera in front of a group of hateful protesters over the weekend.
Shaymaa Ismaa’eel, a 24-year-old behavioral therapist for children with autism, attended the Islamic Circle of North America convention on Saturday. At the event, the first thing she saw was a group of men protesting outside the convention area with offensive signs while verbally harassing Muslims passing by the event.