Masood Farivar VOA News September 20, 2016 After the Orlando, Florida, nightclub shooting in June, many Afghan-Americans distanced themselves from attacker Omar Mateen, the New York-born man whose parents immigrated from Afghanistan in the 1980s. After the weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey in which Afghan-born Ahmad Khan Rahami has been implicated, some
Univision: Omar Mateen, the Muslim gunman who committed the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando, was “100 percent” gay and bore a grudge against Latino men because he felt used by them, according to a man who says he was his lover for two months. “I’ve cried like you have no idea. But the thing that makes me
PressTV / June 20, 2016 Presumptive US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called for racial profiling of Muslims inside the United States to combat terrorism. “I think profiling is something we’re going to have to start thinking about as a country,” Trump said on CBS News on Sunday. The outspoken billionaire said he doesn’t
The Diplomat: There is now widespread interest in what Islam and Muslim-majority cultures say about homosexuality and the traditional manner in which homosexuality is approached in Muslim-majority societies, in particular Afghanistan. Contrary to popular perception, some Islamic cultures have a long, vibrant history of tolerance for homosexual behavior. Click here to read more (external link).
Press TV June 15, 2016 The father of Omar Mateen, the suspected shooter in the Orlando nightclub massacre, has expressed sorrow for his son’s actions, saying he will not forgive him. “What he did was totally wrong, I don’t approve of him, what he did, as a father, I don’t forgive him,”, Seddique Mateen said in