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These Three Presidential Pardons Are Long Overdue

As Muslims, part of our belief system includes standing against oppression and standing against injustices. Here are three cases of injustice that you should be aware of, as well as some ways that you can help advocate for justice for these individuals. Imam Jamil The ongoing work to free Imam Jamil continues.  The movement to…

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#JusticeforNoor: Violence Against Women Is a Global Issue

Many have marched over the last week holding signs and protesting the brutal murder of Noor Muqaddam, 27, the daughter of a former Pakistani diplomat, who was known for her sweet and loving personality and kindness to people and animals.  The police have charged Zahir Jaffer with the murder, a U.S. national, and son of…

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Super Sunnah Foods: Powerful Pomegranates

Pomegranate is a super antioxidant food.  One of the most beautiful facts about pomegranates is that while a few hundred years ago, or even a few decades ago, they were quite difficult to eat and access, that is no longer true. At least in the US, pomegranate juice is all over stores, including prepackaged pomegranate…

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EU Court Rules Muslim Women Can Be Fired For Hijab

Recent headlines have delivered the terrible news that the highest EU court ruled that it is okay to fire women for wearing the headscarf if it interferes with the ability of the workplace to create an environment that is “neutral” which is supposedly non-religious, or non-partisan, or secular. An article from Human Rights Watch rightly…

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London Attacker Who Murdered Four Charged With Terrorism

One week ago, a driver of a pickup truck in London, Ontario, ran down five pedestrians, killing four of them.  It was a premeditated attack, and he chose his victims because they were Muslim, the police said on Monday. “There is evidence that this was a planned, premeditated act and that the family was targeted because…

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Why Rana Abdelhamid Chose To Run for Congress

Muslim Girl recently had a chance to chat with Rana Abdelhamid, Justice Democrats’ latest primary challenger who recently declared her campaign to take on Carolyn Maloney in NY-12. If elected, Rana would be one of the youngest members to ever serve in Congress, and the third Muslim woman ever elected to the House. Rana is…

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Why Biden Must Immediately Halt the Sales of Weapons to Israel

In the midst of Israeli war crimes and crimes against humanity, the Biden administration has moved to sell $735 million of arms to Israel. There are moments when people must come to terms with the full measure of their actions, and the consequences of their complicity. Now is that time for the Biden administration, and…

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Why Dems Must End the Filibuster to Stop Voter Suppression

The memory of the Republican party’s claim that the 2020 election results were fraudulent are vivid to most people right now.  The January 6th insurrection seemed to many like as low as the Republicans, white supremacists, xenophobes, and racists were going to sink, but in the wake of the failed coup, they immediately took a…