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CDU toughens tone on integrating migrants – Police arrest Iraqi rape suspect

ESSEN, Germany, Dec 7, (Agencies): German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives toughened their tone on integrating migrants on Wednesday, debating a resolution on tackling forced marriage and honour killings under the motto: “Our values. Our future.” A day after Merkel called for a ban on full-face Muslim veils “wherever legally possible”, …

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3 California mosques receive letters threatening Muslims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A civil rights group has called for more police protection of mosques after several in California received letters that praised President-elect Donald Trump and threatened Muslim genocide. The Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, said the same handwritten, photocopied letter was sent last week to the …

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Flynn critic of Muslim culture – ‘Appointment signals support of anti-Muslim policies’

WASHINGTON, Nov 20, (AP): Michael Flynn, the retired Army lieutenant general and intelligence officer who is Donald Trump’s pick to serve as his national security adviser, is a harsh critic of Muslim extremism and the religion itself, calling “radical Islam” an existential threat to the United States. In strident speeches …

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US Muslim registry eyed

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Nov 16, (Agencies): An architect of anti-immigration efforts who says he is advising Presidentelect Donald Trump said the new administration could push ahead rapidly on construction of a US-Mexico border wall without seeking immediate congressional approval. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who helped write tough immigration laws …

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Rise in racist incidents points to Trump-emboldened backlash

WASHINGTON, Nov 15, (AFP): A surge in reports of racist incidents has minorities and civil rights groups worried that Donald Trump’s election as US president has emboldened hate groups. Swastikas and Nazi slogans scrawled on a Philadelphia storefront, xenophobic chants at a New York high school, threatening letters in the …

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Hate crimes on Muslims up 67%

ATLANTA, Nov 14, (AP): The number of hate crimes reported to police increased by about 6.7 percent last year, led largely by a 67 percent surge in crimes against Muslims, according to FBI statistics released Monday. Civil rights groups had been raising concerns about an anti-Muslim backlash in the US …

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Trump’s Muslim ban temporarily removed from website

Washington, Nov 11, 2016 (AFP) -One of President-elect Donald Trump’s most divisive promises — to ban Muslims from entering America — disappeared from his campaign website before reappearing on Thursday. Trump’s campaign staff told US media that text of the pledge, posted in December following terror attacks in San Bernardino, …

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Police: reports of 2 students in headscarves assaulted in US

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two female students in traditional Muslim headscarves have reported being assaulted on or near college campuses in Louisiana and California within hours of Donald Trump’s presidential victory, authorities said Thursday. A college student in Lafayette, Louisiana, told police that two men — one wearing a …

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NJ Muslims facing broad scrutiny – ‘Bomb case latest hardship’

PATERSON, New Jersey, Sept 26, (AP): At the Islamic Center of Passaic County, which draws about 2,000 people each Friday for communal prayers, the talk is about how this year is different. After the Sept 11, 2001, terror attacks, people of other faiths in the surrounding community were generally able …

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Merkel rejects Muslim migrant ban

BERLIN, Aug 29, (Agencies): German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday slammed those countries in Europe who say they won’t take in Muslim refugees, a position that several eastern European governments have taken in response to the influx of migrants from the Islamic world. Merkel said she was hopeful that European …

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