In 2012, the Associated Press released a news report titled “NYPD monitored Muslim students all over Northeast.” In the article, we learn that the New York City police department have been surveilling Muslim professors, students, and student group activities as far as 300 miles away. 796 more words
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© AFP/File | Concern is mounting over Islamist extremism in conservative Bangladesh
DHAKA (AFP) – A court in southern Bangladesh sentenced two Hindu schoolteachers to six months in jail for making “abusive” remarks about Islam that led a mob to attack their school, a magistrate said Tuesday. 215 more words
Friday, one of my students expressed genuine fear at the thought of Trump being elected. She’s a Moroccan young woman with a Muslim background, and she’s afraid that under Trump she’ll end up “like Anne Frank.” This conversation started while we were discussing the upcoming presidential race and I mentioned the most recent… 616 more words
Fardosa Hassan rarely lingers at her bare Augsburg College campus ministry desk.
In the chapel of the Evangelical Lutheran Church-affiliated school, she hosts regular Friday prayer for Muslim students and faculty. 187 more words