It’s got plenty of competition but this may just be the single most cringe-worthy, embarrassing interview broadcast on Fox News. At least in recent memory
Right now, more than 100 detainees at the US naval base on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are engaged in a months-long hunger strike. Many are being involuntarily fed through nasogastric tubes, a practice that rapper and activist Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) is protesting in a new video.
Zayn Malik’s mother has joined Twitter to lash out at online bullies targeting her son. The One Direction singer has been reeling since trolls began to send the star cruel remarks about his Muslim religion and Asian heritage.
John Walker Lindh, who is serving a 20-year sentence for aiding the Taliban, testified in federal court Monday in Indianapolis in an attempt to overturn a prison ban that he says severely restricts Muslim prayer. Lindh spent more than two hours on the witness stand in a lawsuit he filed against the warden and the federal […]
A woman lives in fear of being killed for ‘honor’ after asking her husband for a divorce. A woman “Zara” tells her story of fear from her husband and her family after asking for a divorce following years of dehumanization from her so-called husband. She asked that not even her hands be shown during […]
Muhammad Ismail boasts to a reporter. He tells of killing his wife, her mother and her sister, “My wife never made me happy. She was like a prostitute.” In so-called ‘honor’ murders, women are usually accused of being unfaithful or disobedient, by their husbands, fathers, brother or other close male relatives. Human Rights group reported 943 women killed […]
Nic Robertson explains why Saudi Arabia is planning a city exclusively for working women. Saudi Arabia plans to build a women-only industrial city in its eastern province of Hofuf, apparently the first of such enclaves creating jobs for women in sectors like textiles, pharmaceuticals and food processing. In such cities, firms and production lines will only […]
Human Rights Watch has released a report on Syria’s state policy of torture, which includes testimony from former prisoners and security officers, while also revealing that among the victims are women, senior citizens and children. However, Syria’s government routinely denies all allegations of any such abuse. “Basat al reeh.” “Dulab.” “Falaqa.” They are Arabic names for torture […]
A flamboyant populist and founder of a virulently anti-immigrant political party, Geert Wilders sees himself as a champion of free speech in the Netherlands.
“Why are the Christians claiming Allah?” asks businessman Rahim Ismail, 47, his face contorted in rage and disbelief.