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Tag Archives: anti muslim

‘Trump complicates travel ban case’

Thousands freed despite vow to end ‘catch and release’ NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, June 6, (RTRS): US President Donald Trump accused his own Justice Department on Monday of watering down his temporary travel ban on people from several predominantly Muslim countries, potentially hurting his case in the Supreme Court on the matter. …

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US anti-Muslim bias incidents ‘increased’ in 2016, says group

BOSTON, May 9, (RTRS): When the Masjid Al-Kareem mosque in Providence, Rhode Island, received a threatening letter in November calling Muslims a “vile and filthy people,” its members were frightened enough they asked for and got extra police protection. The 42-year-old mosque was far from alone. The letter it received …

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Unfettered online hate speech fuels ‘Islamophobia’ in China

Sentiment poses dilemma for ruling party HEFEI, China, April 10, (AP): The flood of angry anti-Muslim rhetoric on social media was the first sign of how fiercely the suburban middle-class homeowners in this central China city opposed a planned mosque in their neighborhood. It quickly escalated into something more sinister. …

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Germany dismisses ‘Islam law’

Govt lacks legal means to retaliate with cyber attacks BERLIN, April 4, (RTRS): Germany has no plans to introduce an ‘Islam law’ codifying the rights and obligations of Muslims, a government spokesman said on Monday, dismissing an idea floated by allies of Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of federal elections in …

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Iranians in limbo over ‘travel ban’ – ‘Engines of university research’

BOSTON, March 29, (AP): Hundreds of Iranian students already accepted into US graduate programs may not be able to come next fall because of the uncertainty surrounding President Donald Trump’s proposed travel ban, potentially derailing research projects and leaving some science programs scrambling to find new students. With admission season …

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Ban setback for Trump – Emirates, Etihad can board

GREENBELT, Maryland, March 16, (Agencies): President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban was dealt another legal setback Thursday when a federal judge in Maryland rejected the prohibition against six predominantly Muslim countries. The ruling near the nation’s capital was the latest blow to Trump’s ban, with a federal judge in Hawaii …

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New York reaches new deal over police ‘surveillance’ of Muslims

NEW YORK, March 7, (RTRS): New York City’s police department has agreed to a new settlement in a lawsuit accusing it of illegally targeting Muslims for surveillance, according to court papers filed on Monday, after a federal judge rejected an earlier deal. The new settlement gives additional powers to a …

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Trump ‘issues’ new travel ban – Iraq off list

WASHINGTON, March 6, (RTRS): US President Donald Trump signed a revised executive order on Monday banning citizens from six Muslim majority nations from traveling to the United States but removing Iraq from the list, after his controversial first attempt was blocked in the courts. The new order, which the White …

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TRUMP ORDER WILL AIM TO SHORT CIRCUIT LEGAL CHALLENGES – New travel ban removes Iraq from list

WASHINGTON , March 1, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump’s new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary US travel ban, US officials say, citing the latest draft in circulation. Trump is expected to sign the executive order in the coming days. Four …

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US issues deportation plan

WASHINGTON, Feb 22, (AFP): The Trump administration issued tough new orders Tuesday for a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country’s 11 million undocumented foreigners in its crosshairs. The orders sent shivers through US immigrant communities, where millions of people who have spent years building families …

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