BOSTON (RNS) — Across the country, the question of engagement in federal Countering Violent Extremism programs—including, in Massachusetts, a half-million dollar police mentorship program targeting Boston’s Somali Muslim youth—continues to divide Muslim communities.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Besides lacking halal meals, the lawsuit alleges, the Men's Central Jail failed to schedule Friday prayer, while Christians were allowed a weekly Bible study.
NEW DELHI (AP) — By limiting the ability of journalists to report on the region, critics of the Indian prime minister say, India's government has whitewashed coverage of resistance to the new policy of direct rule in Kashmir.
(RNS) — The Muslims for Migrants crowdfunding initiative has so far released nine detained parents and reunited them with their families.
(RNS) — A distant American icon comes alive for a Sikh and a Muslim in a British factory town and changes their lives forever.
(RNS) — The alleged victim sued Imam Zia Ul-Haq Sheikh in 2018, claiming that he had coerced her into sex with him at a local motel after years of grooming and exploitation.
(RNS) — The former chaplain, who wore the hijab, said her supervisor told her, 'I find it hard to respect a woman who covers her hair.'
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (RNS) – As Kashmir faces a security lockdown and widespread media blackout, U.S. Kashmiris are kicking up a new wave of activism focused on 'azaadi.'
(RNS) — British director Gurinder Chadha's latest film, 'Blinded by the Light,' depicts a lost teenager in Margaret Thatcher's Britain finding salvation through perhaps the unlikeliest of saviors — Bruce Springsteen.
(The Conversation) — Evidence suggests that cannabis prohibition over the past 50 years has disproportionately punished France’s Muslim minority.
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Muslims walked to local mosques for the Eid al-Adha festival during an unprecedented security lockdown in the disputed region that has gone on for eight straight days.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities enforcing a strict curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir will bring in trucks of essential supplies for an Islamic festival next week, as the divided Himalayan region remained in a lockdown Saturday
(RNS) — In this West African nation, religion stands at the intersection of a divisive colonial history and a current political crisis caused by drought and land scarcity.
(RNS) — Launched on Aug. 5 by the Islamic nonprofit CelebrateMercy, the Muslims for Migrants campaign has already exceeded its original goal of raising $10,000 in two weeks.
(The Conversation) — Mecca’s sites average 4.96 TripAdvisor stars out of 5, while Europe’s 200 best-rated tourist destinations average 3.96 stars.