“This is to announce that I am proud to have become a Muslim,” Irish singer formerly called Sinead O’Connor tweeted on October 19th. Now called Shuhada Davitt assured she feels “very, very, very happy.”
The main media ally of Donald Trump has defended one of his enemies, the billionaire and activist for minorities, George Soros. Fox News has denied several conspiracies about Soros after the alleged attack attempt against him on Monday. It says he has been “vilified on the right”.
Lebanon has 18 different religions officially recognized, half of the population are Muslims and about another 40% is built by Christian communities.
European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans has asked representatives of the different European religions to actively take part in the political process ahead of European elections next year.
She seems fragile at first. A small young woman in a thin body who exhales modesty. In fact, while she is trending topic on Twitter worldwide, she keeps her more than 100,000 followers without a reaction to the biggest prize one could ever win on human rights fighting.
Police are looking into it as a hate crime due to reports of Islamophobic insults. Investigators do not treat it as terrorism because the alleged perpetrators were four occupants of the car who had been apparently whiling away at the spot before being asked to leave.
77% of the European citizens call for more EU intervention against terrorism, according to the Eurobarometer published on Tuesday.
Even members of the European People’s Party to which Viktor Orbán‘s Fidesz belongs voted in favour of applying Article 7 of the EU Treaty to Hungary. They see “a clear risk of serious violation” of the values of the European Union in the Magyar Government, as does the majority of the European Parliament (EP). It was a historical vote, but its consequences remain doubtful .
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.
Do not give them any advice, hug them. This is one of the main tips that the psychologist Sara Bosch, with 25 years of experience attending victims of terrorism, has shared with Salam Plan. Perhaps you can also contribute to make each day more bearable for the victims of a terrorist attack. Or maybe you are a victim yourself and you do not even know it.