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Is right-wing terrorism on the rise in the West?

The counterterrorism insight from  Brenton Tarrant’s horrific actions in New Zealand is not that he is an aberration in right-wing extremism; it’s that he is not. Yes, he used a camera to livestream the atrocity over social media, and it ,…MORE: www.economist.com

New Zealand shooting is warning for US: Get serious about white supremacist terror threat.The counterterrorism insight from Brenton Tarrant’s horrific actions in New Zealand is not that he is an aberration in right-wing extremism; it’s that he is not. Yes, he used a camera to livestream the atrocity over social media, and it went viral before it was removed. ..more: USTODAY

Islamophobia is on the rise in the US. But so is Islam

WUNC logo…According to a 2010 study by the Association of Religion Data Archives, the number of Muslims in America increased by 67 percent in the decade following the Sept. 11 attacks. There were 1 million Muslims in 2000; by 2010 that number increased to 2.6 million. By 2015, there were 3.3 million Muslims in the US. Other studies say conversion and immigration from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan are the main reasons for the dramatic increase….more: WUNC.ORG|

Study: Violent Crime And Murders Slightly On The Rise This Year In Largest Cities

Study: Violent Crime And Murders Slightly On The Rise This Year In Largest CitiesViolent crime is likely to rise slightly this year in the nation’s 30 largest cities, and murders will increase too, mostly because of problems in one place—Chicago — according to a new, preliminary analysis by the Brennan Center for Justice.

The center, a nonpartisan group that monitors developments in law and justice, said only Chicago has endured a year-over-year rise in both violent crime and homicides in 2015 and 2016. Overall, analysts said, violent crime remains near record lows….MORE: NPR

Suicide rate on the rise in U.S.

The suicide rate in the United States increased by 24% from 1999 through 2014, according to a new report by the National XXX PHXDC5_6JQ82SPPCQD1DOP1ELM9_ORIGINAL.JPGCenter for Health Statistics.

The report is unique in that it breaks down suicide by different age groups and gender, and shows that the increase in suicide is among all groups, said Sally Curtin, one of the report’s authors. The increase in suicide rate has been steady since 1999, before which there was a consistent decline since 1986, she said… more: usatoday.

 

Bullying on the Rise Against Muslim American Students

Bullying on the Rise Against Muslim American Students

By Shakila Ahmad and Ameena Jandali

Dear Parents, Teachers, School Administrators, and Community Members:
As Muslim parents and social activists working to create a better society and world for our children, we created this Bullying Prevention Guide as a tool for parents, teachers, school administrators, and community members in the hope that it will help prevent the bullying of students in public and private schools, including fulltime and weekend Islamic schools.  more  aljazeerah.info