Americas

Trump is the boy in the bubble

Source: CNN In the 1976 TV movie “The Boy in the Plastic Bubble,” the main character, played by John Travolta, is a kid who lacks an immune system to protect him from infection. He suffers from the isolation of life inside a sealed environment. Based on a true story, the […]

Trump’s claim that a general dipped bullets in pigs’ blood is fake news – but the US massacre of Moro Muslims isn’t

Pershing had left the islands and the Philippine-US war was officially over when the Americans slaughtered the Moro Muslims in their hundreds – men, women and children. With Trump-like enthusiasm, Republican President Theodore Roosevelt congratulated the US commanders on their ‘brilliant feat of arms’ Robert Fisk @indyvoices I don’t know […]

What is white nationalism?

Source: CNN The term white nationalism originated as a euphemism for white supremacy, the belief that white people are superior to all other races and should therefore dominate society, according to Oren Segal, director of the Anti-Defamation League Center on Extremism. People who hold these beliefs sometimes go by other […]

Trump blames Charlottesville violence on both sides

Source: BBC US President Donald Trump has again blamed both sides for the violent unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, which left one protester dead and others injured.In a statement on Monday, he had condemned white supremacists.But in New York on Tuesday he also blamed left-wing supporters for charging at the “alt-right”.His […]

Dr. John Andrew Morrow’s address at the 69th Annual Convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA

Source: https://johnandrewmorrow.com/2017/08/08/justice-kindness-and-kinship-an-islamic-and-american-imperative/ Bismillah wa alhamdulillah wa salawat ‘ala Rasulillah. I, Dr. John Andrew Morrow, known as Ilyas ‘Abd al-‘Alim Islam, am honored to address the 69th Annual Convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. I am one of the few Muslim leaders who leads Friday prayers for Sunnis, who performs majlis for Shiis, who participates […]

Trump making America hostile for Muslims

Source: ABNA The director of an American mosque that was bombed on Saturday says he believes Donald Trump’s divisive campaign was to blame for the attack by creating a hostile environment for Muslims in general and for Somalis in particular. Mohamed Omar, executive director of the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Centre […]