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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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Kuwait awaits consular guidance – Ban Americans, say Iraqis

BAGHDAD, Jan 29, (Agencies): An Iraqi paramilitary umbrella group fighting against jihadists called Sunday for Baghdad to bar Americans from the country after Washington began preventing the entry of citizens of states including Iraq. President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring citizens of Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya …

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Extra screening for green-carders

WASHINGTON, Jan 29, (Agencies): US green card holders will require additional screening before they can return to the United States, the White House said on Saturday. Earlier, a Department of Homeland Security official said people holding green cards, making them legal permanent US residents, were included in President Donald Trump’s …

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10 in burkinis apprehended – PM backs ban

PARIS, Aug 17, (RTRS): Ten Muslim women wearing burkinis to the beach have been apprehended by police in the southern French city of Cannes in the three weeks since it imposed a temporary ban on the full body swimsuit, a local official said. Arguing that the burkini defies French laws …

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Muslim cleric, associate shot to death – NY police search for suspect

NEW YORK, Aug 14, (Agencies): A Muslim cleric and an associate were fatally shot by a lone gunman on Saturday while walking together following afternoon prayers at a mosque in the New York City borough of Queens, authorities said. The gunman approached the men from behind and shot both in …

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OIC urges to combat extremism, warns of surge in Islamophobia – Kuwait’s Al-Otaibi addresses UN counter-terrorism meet

WASHINGTON, May 12, (KUNA): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) reiterated importance of combating extremism and warned of the “consequent surge of Islamophobia.” This came in a speech Wednesday, delivered by the Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait to the UN Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi on behalf of the OIC …

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Hijarbie approaching

ISLAMOPHOBIA has pervaded the entire world because the Americans and some Arab countries, along with the so-called Islamic movements, used Islam and its principles to fight against the atheistic Soviet Union in Afghanistan. However, magic backfired on the magician as those ‘brought up’ by American, Gulf and Islamic subsidies and …

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Guernsey cannot take in Syrians due to ‘Islamophobia’

LONDON, Feb 7, (AFP): The Channel Island of Guernsey could not take in any of the Syrian refugees flooding Europe due to “Islamophobia” in the British dependency, its chief minister said. “Negativity” would make it difficult to provide them with security, Jonathan Le Tocq said, according to the BBC. “There’s …

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Ignore Trump’s bigotry at your peril

DONALD Trump is smashing red lines at the rate of knots and yet his popularity with Republican voters is soaring. Most polls place him way ahead with 35 percent nationwide — 19 percent higher than his closest rival. The more vulgar and offensive he is, the more the voters love …

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Unprecedented US anti-Muslim backlash post Paris – ‘Mainstreaming of hate’

NEW YORK, Nov 26, (AFP): Acts of vandalism against mosques, anti-Muslim threats and fear have reached an unprecedented level in America since the Paris attacks, fueled by right-wing intolerance in the presidential campaign, activists say. “In such a short period — it’s what makes it unprecedented,” said Ibrahim Hooper, spokesman …

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