Monday, June 1, 2020

‘Fear should not stop us from living our lives’ – American Muslims speak out

When Donald Trump, the Republican presidential candidate, proposed a ban on Muslims entering the US after the deadly San Bernardino shooting, American Muslims felt...

Maya Jama: What made my dad a ‘bad’ man?

In Maya Jama’s earliest memory, the police are knocking on the door, and then they are asking her: “Where’s your dad?” Maya knew exactly...

Guantanamo’s Child – Omar Khadr

Unprecedented access and an exclusive interview with Omar Khadr during his first days of freedom. http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 At 15 Omar Khadr was held at the US military...
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Valor – What Happened In Somalia?

Matt Barr and Christina Ochoa talk about the helicopter crash and the moments after. Nora (Christina Ochoa) and Gallo (Matt Barr), with the secret still...

Ramadan: a guide to the Islamic holy month

The ninth month of the Islamic calendar is when Muslims fast during daylight and when the Qur’an is said to have been revealed to...

10 proven tactics for reading people’s body language

You can learn a lot about someone’s intentions and emotions from their body language, if you know what to look for. We’ve compiled some...

Meet Halima Aden, the hijab-wearing model set to star in Kanye West’s fashion show...

Halima Aden may not yet be a household name. But after New York Fashion Week’s most controversial designer, Kanye West, shines a spotlight on...

Boeing & Airbus Fined $485,000 For Alleged Discrimination Against Muslims

Boeing and Airbus Group tooling supplier Electroimpact has been fined $485,000 after an investigation alleged that it had a discriminatory hiring policy, the Washington...

Sending Money Home: The Hidden Force in Global Economics

a-TEDx sponsored, evocative picture of what remittances are to the developing world. The 'Somali' angle is very much in the foreground. http://www.ted.com/talks/dilip_ratha_the_hidden_force_in_global_economics_sending_money_home
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Somaliland: ‘Lessons from my Heritage’ – Sada Mire

Hargeisa, the capital city of the self-declared state of Somaliland, is Sada Mire’s home away from home. Sada lives and works in the Netherlands. A...

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Somalia NGO Consortium Strongly Condemns Killing Of Galooley Health Workers

PRESS STATEMENT The Somalia NGO Consortium condemns in the strongest terms the repugnant attack on civilian health workers in Somalia this week. Their abduction and...

Over 90,000 Mosques Re-open In Saudi Arabia

Mask-clad worshippers flocked to Saudi mosques that reopened nationwide Sunday – except in the holy city of Mecca – over two months after congregational...

Is Ethiopia Sliding Back Into the Dark Days?

The change in leadership in Ethiopia in 2018 heralded a new era that earned Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed a Nobel Peace prize in 2019...