Politics

Resisting Islamophobia Iftar: A Night Of Community

Muslim Matters

by Justice for Muslims Collective The Justice For Muslims Collective held our second annual community resistance iftar against Islamophobi, June 8. We were joined by over 100 peo

Stop Saying Islam is Feminist

Muslim Matters

by Sarah Yusuf I’m extremely lucky to be surrounded by dozens of intelligent and outspoken Muslim women in my life. They’re all incredible people, with interesting lives and e

Moore Wins Alabama GOP Primary

Muslim Matters

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah Roy Moore the staunch opponent of a Plural and Secular America wins Alabama GOP Primary He claims he upholds the US constitution, yet he defies its principl

New Strategy for Afghanistan Calls for More Troops

Muslim Matters

by Aysha Qamar “My original instinct was to pull out, and historically I like to follow my instincts,” President Donald Trump said in a speech outlining his plan for the 16-y

Trump Asks Supreme Court to Block Travel Ban Ruling

Muslim Matters

by Aysha Qamar The U.S. Justice Department asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a judge’s ruling that prevented the President’s travel ban from being applied to grandparents

Republicans Discuss Extremism, but Only the Islamic Kind

Muslim Matters

by  Saadia Faruqi On June 11, 2017, the Senate Committee on National Security held an extraordinary hearing. It was a roomful of Republicans discussing the safety of our nation

Supreme Court Partially Upholds Travel Ban, Trump Welcomes Indians

Muslim Matters

by Tina Lapsia Just after Muslims around the world finished observing the holy month of Ramadan as they celebrated Eid, the Supreme Court on Monday, June 26 lifted most of the t

Mosque (In)Security in the Age of Trump

Muslim Matters

by S. N. Syed Mosques across America (and elsewhere) are experiencing fires, violence, vandalism, and malicious threats at an alarming rate since the election of Donald Trump (i

The Trump Muslim Travel Ban: Another Rebuke from the Appellate Courts

Muslim Matters

by Saeed Khan In a development hailed by immigration rights and social justice advocates alike, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court decision that the Trum

Qatar and the Escalating Tensions and Infighting in the Persian Gulf

Muslim Matters

by Saeed Khan Qatar has emerged as the latest pariah state in the Middle East; its crimes? According to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), it has been a sponsor