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Boston to fight Islamophobia with viral ‘how to’ transport cartoon

Date: July 22, 2017 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Source: The Guardian By Elle Hunt A viral online illustrated guide on how to respond to Islamophobic harassment has been adopted by US cities in a bid to make commuters more confident to intervene if they witness abuse. Marie-Shirine Yener’s step-by-step guide first appeared on Tumblr in September, in response to what she described as “wave of Islamophobic hatred” in France. …

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The Portland Train Victims Were Heroes

Date: May 31, 2017 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, Opinion All,

Source: Washington Post By Editorial Board TALIESIN MYRDDIN NAMKAI MECHE, 23, and Rick Best, 53, were killed when they — along with a third man , who was injured — intervened as two young women were being terrorized with anti-Muslim insults by a rider on a commuter train in Portland, Ore. They probably saved the women’s lives. They are heroes. Their …

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Summary of the New Muslim Ban 2.0

Date: March 7, 2017 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Prepared by Immigration Lawyer Afia Yunus from Yunus Law On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a new executive order rescinding his prior “Muslim Ban” and creating new rules relating to immigration. A summary of the major points is below: Who is banned from entry? Foreign nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Sudan, Yemen who are outside the US and …