Zainab Khan defines herself as “a human being” who happens to be a mother, a wife, a sister, a daughter, a mentor, a Muslim… Someone for whom her heritage is “very important, because that’s the story I’m able to preserve”. Her father was from Afghanistan, her mother was Indo-Pakistani and she was born and raised in the US, so she feels like a “third spacer”.
Following a vote in the European People’s Party (EPP) assembly this Wednesday, the membership of Hungarian party Fidesz has been suspended “with immediate effect” and “until further notice”. Fidesz has signed a “joint proposal” together with the EPP presidency with the conditions to get back to the European conservative family.
She was trying to reach Greece with her family last week. The information about her is so scarce that even her name is not something we know for sure.
Ilhan Omar y Rashida Tlaib have made history in these Midterm elections in the United States by becoming the first two Muslim women to be elected to Congress. The first one arrived as a Somali refugee at the age of 8 after fleeing the civil war in her native country; the second, was born in Detroit as the daughter of Palestinian immigrants.
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.
77% of the European citizens call for more EU intervention against terrorism, according to the Eurobarometer published on Tuesday.
One in every 110 people around the world has had to leave home. It’s as if a person fled every two seconds.
Italy is under scrutiny for allegedly forcing migrants and asylum seekers to return from international waters to lawless territory. A European source recognizes to Salam Plan that such actions are illegal but the European Commission denies that it is happening.
Far from losing voters, Viktor Orbán’s ruling party won the elections by a landslide after putting its anti-immigrant politics at the heart of its campaign. A report from the European Parliament done before this turnout warns about a serious risk for the rule of law in Hungary.