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Crowds Gather in Detroit to Protest Siege on Kashmir

by Nora S A crowd of Kashmiris, Indians, Pakistanis, Bengalis, Arabs, Africans and whites congregated in a protest in Detroit, MI for the current siege on Kashmir in August. Dozens of signs in support were held up as cars passing by honked in solidarity. Kashmir is a socio-ethnic region spread across Jammu and Kashmir controlled […]

Sharia Law: The Myths and Realities

by M Basheer Ahmed M.D. There is a growing concern about “Sharia” across America. Twenty-two US states have already banned Sharia Law. Anti-Sharia rallies planned by “Act for America” held in several cities across the country. These rallies will generate a lot of fear and animosity towards Muslim Americans and there might be a surge […]

The RSS and White Supremacist Nexus

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah President Trump would join India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on stage in Houston on September 22 addressing some 50,000 Modi supporters in the US. This is the first time in the history of the United States that a sitting president would share a public stage with a leader who was once banned […]

The drone attack on Saudi oil fields. Who will benefit?

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah The attack on Aramco oil fields in Saudi Arabia has cut down the world oil production by 5 percent. Saudi Arabia what was producing 10 million barrels a day would not be able to maintain the same level for months to come as half of its production is impacted by the destruction the […]

Muslim Mayor of NJ Profiled at Airport, Rights Violated

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah The mayor of Prospect Park, N.J., said that he was profiled at an airport and questioned due to being Muslim by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents. Mohamed Khairullah told NorthJersey.com that he was held for hours at JFK International Airport in New York and questioned about his travels overseas and specifically whether he visited any […]

Rep. Tlaib Statement on Situation in Jammu and Kashmir

The following is a Press Release from the office of Congresswoman Rashida Tlalib. DETROIT – Today, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI-13) released the following statement regarding the situation in Jammu and Kashmir: “While I have deep respect for India and its important relationship with the United States, I condemn the Indian government’s revocation of Articles 370 and […]

BJP responsible for vigilantism targeting Muslims and Dalits in India, UN reports

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah A report submitted before the United Nations has accused leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of making “inflammatory remarks” against minority groups and contributing in “vigilantism targeted against Muslims and Dalits”. The report has been prepared by Tendayi Achiume, a United Nations special rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial […]

Kupperman an Anti-Muslim Warrior

by TMO Staff In a not very surprising move, President Trump fired his one time trusted National Security Advisor, John Bolton. Even though Bolton denied being fired, yet Washington knew that after having a disagreement with Trump, Bolton’s future was not secure in the current administration. His deputy has taken over and most likely, Trump would […]

Cardin Makes Statement on the Status of Jammu and Kashmir

The following is a reposted statement: WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, released the following statement in response to demonstrations in the Kashmir region following India’s action to revise the status of Jammu and Kashmir State. “In the aftermath of India’s move to modify the legal status […]

If the world doesn’t intervene to stop the brutality in Kashmir, all will suffer

by Riffat Hassan In August 1947, when the sub-continent became free from British colonialism, it was partitioned into India and Pakistan, on the basis of religion. The Hindu-majority states became part of India, while the Muslim-majority states became part of Pakistan. Kashmir was a Muslim-majority state, but it’s Hindu ruler, Maharajah Hari Singh, initially opted to […]

Air Canada Forces 12-Year-Old Girl to Remove Hijab

By Usman Saiyed A 12-year-old girl was forced by Air Canada employees to remove her hijab as she waited to board her flight at San Francisco International Airport. Her family is now angry and looking for answers, news channels report. Fatima Abdelrahman was traveling from California to Toronto on August 1 with her coach and […]

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Speaks out for Kashmiris

by TMO Staff During the last weekend of August, at the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) annual convention in Houston, Bernie Sanders spoke at the gathering of about 6,000 attendees. “We must speak out at hate crimes and violence targeted at the Muslim community and call it what it is: Domestic Terrorism,” he said. […]

USCIRF Statement on Indian Government’s “Religious Test” for Muslims in Assam

By our Correspondent  WASHINGTON, DC – Residents of the northeastern Indian state of Assam face an August 31 deadline to submit citizenship verification documents in order to be included on a finalized National Register of Citizens (NRC). The stated purpose of the registration process is to verify the status of migrants from Bangladesh, which borders […]

US Congress and Kashmir Crisis

By Dr. Asalm Abdullah  The possibility of a nuclear showdown between India and Pakistan cannot be ruled if the world failed to honor its pledge given to the people of Kashmir in the UN in 1948   assuring them the right to self-determination. The world cannot allow a nuclear disaster that might claim over one billion […]

We Cannot Ignore That the Amazon Is On Fire

By Usman Saiyed No this isn’t about the thriving Amazon company; this is about the not-so-thriving Amazon jungle. The Amazon is the largest tropical rainforest in the world providing habitats for about 10 million species of animals, plants, and insects known to man. It’s been here for 55 million years and has been fire-resistant for […]