Pope Travels to Myanmar to Aid in Rohingya Crisis

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Catholicism meets Islam in a predominantly Buddhist nation. Pope Francis travelled to Myanmar on Monday to examine and weigh in the ongoing conflict between Buddhists and Rohingya Muslim minority. The country has been accused of acts of brutality against the most persecuted Islamic group due to “ethnic cleansing”. The arrival of […]

Face-Covered Protest on Quebec’s Bill 62

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Criticism on the province’s Bill 62  continues to intensify with thousands of protesters taking over the streets of Montreal on Sunday to show their complete abhorrence of the legislation. The event consisted of mainly Muslim advocates, women’s groups, and university student associations. Face-covered protestors marched across the streets while chanting “So- so- so- solidarity” and […]

London’s Modest Fashion Festival Celebrates Women’s Rights

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This weekend London, England hosted its first ever Modest Fashion Festival! The festival was created by two Muslim women in order to break down labels concerning women who decide to dress modestly around the world. Doctor Fahreen Mir and human rights advocate Sultana Tafadar arranged for the couture fashion runway […]

Peel School Board ‘Vigilant’ Over Cash Prize For Muslim Students Praying Video

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The Peel District School Board has been allowing Muslim students to pray on Fridays. However, a man named Kevin J. Johnson made a video on YouTube bribing students to capture a session of it on video and submit it to him for $1000. Johnson, who is opposed to the idea […]

The Bangladeshi American Who Symbolized the Women’s March

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Munira Ahmed’s story all began with one photo. A freelancer from Queens, the Bangladeshi American was photographed donning an American Flag as a hijab back in 2007. The picture was snapped by photographer and friend Ridwan Adhami near the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Both Adhami and Ahmed are Muslim Americans, making […]

Eid Mubarak!

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By: Sufia Imam Today (and yesterday), Muslims from all around the globe (approximately 2.1 billion) celebrate the sacred holiday of Eid (ul-Fitr). After a long and challenging month of Ramadan (month of fasting), followers of the Islamic faith can finally sink their teeth into a delicious date, praise Allah for […]