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Why the airline 'electronics ban' may not be discrimination

Added: 22.03.2017 17:53 | 1 views | 0 comments


While policy's timing and targeted locations have raised eyebrows, the scholars who study terrorism aren't quite ready to equate the new policy – which bans any electronics larger than a cellphone from being carried on flights departing from 10 Middle Eastern airports – with discrimination. In their view, the "electronics ban" is consistent with how the US government has handled previous terrorist threats, and it may not stem from prejudice toward Muslims. “I think to immediately jump to the conclusion that this is connected with the travel ban is too far, too quick,” says Robert Pape, professor of political science at the University of Chicago who specializes in international security.

One in three U.S. Muslims fear for safety in Trump presidency: poll

Added: 22.03.2017 14:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

More than one in three U.S. Muslims fear they could be targeted by white supremacist groups following President Donald Trump's election and 42 percent say their children have been bullied in school because of their faith, a survey found.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Hindu hardliner raises fears in Indian state

Added: 21.03.2017 18:46 | 0 views | 0 comments

The appointment of a polarizing Hindu hardliner as the next chief minister of an Indian state with almost 40 million Muslims has raised concerns about the country's direction under the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

From: www.cnn.com

You're right. That 'electronic Muslim ban' makes no sense

Added: 21.03.2017 17:50 | 6 views | 0 comments

Analysis: US officials have been less than forthcoming regarding a potential threat, which only hurts public trust and confidence.

Tags: Muslims
From: www.zdnet.com

Trump, ACLU make unusual allies supporting Virginia mosque

Added: 21.03.2017 15:56 | 3 views | 0 comments

The Trump administration is forming an unusual alliance with the American Civil Liberties Union in rural Virginia, where both accuse a local government of discriminating against Muslims

From: abcnews.go.com

Trump, ACLU make unusual allies supporting Virginia mosque

Added: 21.03.2017 15:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

The rejection of a sewage permit in rural Virginia has made unlikely allies of the Trump administration and the American Civil Liberties Union, which both allege that a county board discriminated against Muslims trying to build a new mosque.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

News: US tourism put at risk by anti-foreigner sentiment

Added: 21.03.2017 10:36 | 7 views | 0 comments

There are indications in flight search data that sentiment towards the US has suffered significantly in recent weeks, as a consequence of the Trump administration’s controversial attempted travel ban on visitors from six predominantly Muslim countries.

Tags: Muslims
From: feedproxy.google.com

Ayodhya dispute: India court urges Hindus and Muslims to talk

Added: 21.03.2017 9:56 | 1 views | 0 comments

India's top court wants Hindus and Muslims to negotiate over a flashpoint religious site.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Iowa mosque gets threatening note calling Muslims 'vile'

Added: 20.03.2017 20:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

A leader of the Islamic Center of Des Moines plans to meet with authorities to discuss a threatening note found in the center's mail.

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From: feeds.foxnews.com

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