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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
8.27.19
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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
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Indian Man Booked for Saying ‘Talaq’ Three Times Over the Phone

An FIR filed by the wife’s father states that the man tried to use the newly-criminalised practice to instantly divorce her, by calling her from Saudi Arabia.
Shamani Joshi
8.5.19
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
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Indian Woman Ordered to Distribute Copies of the Quran as Punishment for Anti-Islamic Facebook Post

But many feel this order is unfair and that a Muslim would’ve never been asked to distribute Hindu texts.
Shamani Joshi
7.17.19
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Uttar Pradesh Is Drafting a Law to Punish Mob Lynching

Those found guilty of such violence may be punishable with a prison term of seven years to life, and a fine.
Shamani Joshi
7.12.19
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Al Qaeda Calls for ‘Unrelenting Blows’ on the Indian Army in Kashmir

The terror outfit’s chief Ayman Al-Zawahiri also said the fight in Kashmir was part of the global Muslim community’s “jihad against a vast array of forces”.
Shamani Joshi
7.11.19
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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
7.9.19
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