A military jury has found a drill instructor guilty of harassing and assaulting young recruits, particularly those who are Muslim.
He was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison.
Consulting firm Accenture is facing a discrimination lawsuit brought forth by a Muslim Indian employee. Mohammed Ali claims that, despite his excellent performance at the company, he was demoted and received a lower salary and no annual bonus based on his religion and race, according to Bloomberg.
Ali adds … Read more
South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), joined 30 other national and local civil rights organizations, including the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in condemning Southwest Airlines’ treatment of pregnant Muslim American professor Anila Daulatzai, in September.
In a letter to Southwest Airlines and the Maryland Transportation Authority Police (MDTA) last week, … Read more
An Asian American federal judge in Maryland early today became the second in less than 24 hours to halt the latest version of President Trump’s travel ban.
The Washington Post reports Judge Theodore D. Chuang blocked the White House from enforcing the ban
Two men accused of spraypainting profanity about Allah and leaving strips of bacon around the Islamic Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee have been indicted on vandalism charges, reports Newschannel 5.
According to a federal grand jury indictment, 19-year-old Charles Dwight Stout, III, and 18-year-old Thomas Avery Gibbs both tried to conceal their identities.
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
Pardep Kaleka is looking towards tomorrow’s commemoration of the 5th anniversary of the Oak Creek Massacre at the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin with both “relentless optimism” and understandably, a “bit of somberness.”
The youth who will receive scholarships give him hope for the future, but memories of his father … Read more
By Peter Schurmann
New America Media
When Mohammad S. put in for a delivery with Instacart, the San Francisco company that allows users to order groceries online, the last thing he expected was that he’d become a target of hate. This explains his surprise when, after appearing at his door, the delivery woman immediately … Read more
A large pro-Trump group described by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a hate group held rallies in nearly 30 cities across the country. They were met and generally outnumbered by counter-demonstrators in many cities.
The group Act for America insists it is not anti-Muslim, but speakers in several cities at their rallies spewed hatred … Read more