Al Jazeera: Police in the US city of Boston unjustly spied on thousands of social media posts and specifically targeted Muslims and African Americans for surveillance, a new report by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has alleged. The civil rights organisation said the BPD [Boston Police Department] unfairly focused its surveillance on African Americans and Muslims
The Huffington Post: “White women and men are allowed to apologise and get their career back on track. Minorities on the other hand, one red card and you’re out.” Click here to read more (external link).
VOA News: The first four months of a U.S. refugee program wholly determined by the Trump administration have led to a dramatic decline in Muslim refugees coming to the United States, and a significant shift in where refugees are coming from, according to a VOA review of official data. Click here to read more (external link).
Peter Heinlen VOA News / November 29, 2017 WHITE HOUSE — President Donald Trump has re-tweeted three inflammatory anti-Muslim videos that had been posted on Twitter by a far-right British politician, triggering condemnation, repudiation and fears of a backlash against Muslim Americans. It was not immediately possible to verify the authenticity or origin of the videos,
1TV: Abdul Fattah Frogh has been suspended as commander of Afghan Public Order Police after he issued a letter that was criticized for alleged discrimination against a particular ethnic group. In the letter dated 18th November, the command citing presidency’s instruction asked a Kabul brigade to provide names of possible members excluding Tajiks for an anti-riot
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty November 20, 2017 Frud Bezhan The letter, sent earlier this month by an Afghan police commander, requested recruits for a new antiriot force in the capital, Kabul. Officer candidates should come from the country’s main ethnic groups — Hazara, Uzbek, and Pashtun. Left out was the country’s second-largest ethnicity — Tajiks.
Global Research: Australian government officials are at it again, and the visit by President Ashaf Ghani to Canberra on Sunday piqued interest amongst various members of the Afghan community concerned about the next innovation in cruelty practiced by Canberra. Click here to read more (external link). Related Turnbull pledges Afghanistan support but forced return of asylum
Press TV April 3, 2017 Hundreds of Afghans in Australia have staged a rally in protest at Kabul’s discriminatory policies, as Afghanistan’s president is visiting the capital Canberra. The peaceful protesters gathered outside the Government House on Monday, calling on Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s government to end discrimination against the Hazara ethnic minority and to refuse accepting
Press TV December 2, 2016 Slovakia has adopted a law, which effectively prevents Islam from becoming an official state religion in the country amid surging anti-Muslim sentiments across Europe. The legislation, which had been proposed by far-right Slovak National Party (SNS), held that a religion needs to have at least 50,000 members, up from 20,000,
Press TV August 12, 2016 British women wearing Hijab are facing work discrimination as employers prefer hiring non-veil-wearing employees, a new inquiry finds. UK lawmakers have warned that Muslim women who wear headscarves are routinely being passed over for jobs and that this has now become an “acceptable” form of discrimination, The Telegraph reported on