Category: Community News

Will there be any Muslims left among the Chinese Uyghurs?

The Chinese government says it protects freedom of religion, as long as believers follow laws and regulations – including a ban on religious education for minors. As a result, the number of Uyghurs practicing Islam is dwindling.
Tursunjan Mamat, a practicing Muslim and ethnic Uyghur in western China’s Xinjiang region, said he’s fasting for Ramadan but his daughters, ages 8 and 10, are not. Religious activity including fasting is not permitted ….more:csmonitor

House Democrats pass bill to combat Islamophobia in support of Omar #HouseDemocrats #passbill #Omar

The House passed legislation on Tuesday to create a special office within the State Department to combat Islamophobia globally as Democratic leaders sought to find a way to unify their party against anti-Muslim hatred while stopping short of progressives’ calls to remove Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) from committees for her attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)….more:thehill

A Loss for America and the Muslim Community: Rest in Peace Dr Robert Crane

A Converted Muslim from the White House: Robert D. Crane…One of the things that made Crane unique from the rest of his political counterparts in the White House was his interest in Islam. After taking up a work-related position in Bahrain, Crane came face to face with what has been described as a “good” Muslim and both ignited in a conversation about the role of God, amongst other deep topics. That one meeting acted as a catalyst for his reversion to Islam…more:mvslim