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I Can’t Decide Whether the Counter-Protest Is The Best Or The Worst Thing About The Resistance

On Saturday June 10, 400 demonstrators gathered in Manhattan to counter-protest a rally being held by a right-wing group who say Sharia is incompatible with Western democracy. The anti-Sharia protests were organized by ACT for America, the largest anti-Muslim group [...]

June 13, 2017 Opinion

Muslim Registry Might Not Be Legal After All, says NYU Immigration Expert

Trump’s plan to reinstate a defunct national registry for Muslim immigrants may be illegal thanks to the anti-Islamic rhetoric of his campaign. When the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System, (NSEERS) was first introduced in 2002 as part of the war [...]

December 1, 2016 Human Rights, Immigration, News

What To Do If You Are Victim to a Hate Crime (or Witness One)

Victims and witnesses to hate crimes should report the attack to police and civil rights organizations, said Christina Elhaddad, an immigrant justice court fellow at the Arab American Association of New York (AAANY). Elhaddad was speaking at NYU Law School’s [...]

November 29, 2016 Human Rights, News
A rally in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 17, 2016 to denounce hate speech and hate crimes against Muslims.

Muslim Protesters Mobilize in New York After Trump Election Win

Demonstrators gathered in Washington Square Park, New York on November 16 to protest Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim agenda. Protesters said they feared their image would get worse under Trump, who plans to force all Muslims in the United States to register [...]

November 16, 2016 Human Rights, News