muslim

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McDonald’s May Be Boycotted in India for Serving Halal Meat

Many right-wing Hindus are upset that the fast-food joint is killing animals according to a method used in Islamic law, and calling for a complete boycott.
Shamani Joshi
8.28.19
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Bangladesh to Replace ‘Virgin’ With ‘Unmarried’ Before Bride’s Name in Muslim Marriage Certificate

Activists see the verdict as a ‘landmark’ win over a provision that violates the right to privacy and is discriminatory against women who want to get married.
Pallavi Pundir
8.27.19
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Uighurs are Posting TikTok Videos to Raise Awareness of Missing Relatives

Millions of China's Uighur ethnic minority have gone missing over the past five years.
Gavin Butler
8.21.19
News

India’s Modi Government Revokes Kashmir’s Special Status in Bold Move

Home Minister Amit Shah announced a proposal to remove all provisions of Article 370, which guarantees special status to the Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir, which could spark unrest in India.
VICE Staff
8.5.19
rights

Many U.S. Prisons Deny Muslim Inmates Halal Food and Proper Prayer

A new study finds that the U.S. disproportionately imprisons Muslims—and then violates their religious freedoms.
Leila Ettachfini
7.29.19
News

China Claims Uighurs Were Forced Into Islam

In an effort to fight international criticism, the government claims that history is being distorted and that Uighurs were not originally Muslims by choice.
Meera Navlakha
7.23.19
Fashion

Why Muslim Fashion is Taking Over the Luxury World

The commitment to modest dressing is a lucrative space designers are tapping into. By 2023, Muslim fashion is forecasted to reach $361 billion a year.
Meera Navlakha
7.22.19
Religion

In Indonesia, Muslim Youth are Turning to Their Clerics to Find Them a Wife

As religious conservatism increases in the country, more and more young people are choosing to marry early to avoid what Islam considers the sin of premarital sex.
Adi Renaldi
7.17.19
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India’s Supreme Court Rejects Plea to Allow Muslim Women Entry Into Mosques

The Chief Justice said, “Let a Muslim woman come and challenge it. Then we will consider.”
Shamani Joshi
7.10.19
LGBTQ

Three Artists Tell Us What It’s Like To Be Queer, Muslim and Pakistani

Aziz Sohail, Abdullah Qureshi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Jr are working together to give more visibility to the voices from the LGBTQ community of their country.
Pallavi Pundir
6.27.19
entertainment

'Patriot Act's' Hasan Minhaj on the Value of Being an Outsider in America

'The Daily Show' alum and Netflix host talks about why audiences are seeking out voices like his.
Noel Ransome
6.25.19
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China Is Allegedly Forcing Its Muslims to Break Their Ramadan Fast

And most Muslim majority nations, most notably Saudi Arabia, are silent about it.
Shamani Joshi
5.29.19
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