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Noreen Nasir

Noreen Nasir is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Noreen Nasir

Afghan girls, faraway relatives worry over dreams disrupted

By Noreen Nasir and Mariam Fam — November 4, 2021
From her home in Illinois, Asma Yawari has built a relationship with her younger cousin in Afghanistan that’s made the geographic distance between the two teenagers’ worlds seem, well, not quite so distant. They never met but have bonded over phone calls and messages — swapping family photos and language lessons, sharing hair routines and […]

Muslims recall questionable detentions that followed 9/11

By Noreen Nasir and Gary Fields — October 4, 2021
Even though 20 years have passed, several Muslim families still remember the treatment they underwent after the incident.

Young Sikhs still struggle with post-Sept. 11 discrimination

By Anita Snow and Noreen Nasir — September 7, 2021
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Such attacks can be particularly hard on young Sikhs, who face bullying by classmates who try to yank off their turbans or mock them as ‘Osama’s nephew’ or ‘Saddam Hussein.’
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