Stefan Lindquist has been working most of his life with asylum seekers and says he has met “thousands of Muslims”. His experience tells him it is the Sweden Democrats who are scary, not the Muslims citizens the far-right party wants to expel.
Fellow of the Religious Freedom Center and Law Professor, Robert Destro, made this statement on Thursday at the World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES) taking place in the Spanish city of Seville.
George W. Bush and his ‘war on terror’ is not the only precedent to Donald Trump’s measures against Muslims and Arabs. It has been building up for the last decades in the United States, researchers have exposed this Wednesday in a panel celebrated at the World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES) in the Spanish city of Seville.
The ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ which was promoted through anonymous letters sent in the UK found not only the strong answer of people and authorities backing Muslims but also no major violent incident was reported.
Amparo Sánchez Rosell is an entrepreneur. Nessrin E. Bensaid is a lawyer and journalist. Fatima Tahiri writes her thesis. Gabriele Boos-Niazy is a sociologist. Faeeza Vaid is the executive director of an NGO. They are all Muslim. None is submissive. And they all ask for equality with men … and with the other women.
Asel was the first baby born in New Year in Vienna and hatred in social networks reached such levels that the president of the country and the cardinal of the city have come out to defend her.
Ibtihaj Muhammad was the first Muslim woman representing the US in the Olympic Games while wearing a hijab, and she won a bronze medal together with her fencing team in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Now Mattel has launched the first ever Barbie doll wearing a headscarf inspired by her.
Dan Hett has received so many press requests for an interview that he has already warned on his website and his Twitter account with a “polite no” that he is not available for journalists at the moment. Lately, he has got quite famous in the UK and he himself highlighted -somehow astonished- having reached 10,000 followers just recently.
Anas Modamani is saddened by the good outcome of extreme right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in last Sunday’s general election, but he assures that he is not afraid and asks for more vigilance against some asylum seekers who he considers to take unfairly advantage of the circumstances.