Tuesday 21st November 2017,

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Crime

Updated: Drill Instructor Accused of Abusing Muslim Recruits Found Guilty

posted by Randall
Marines

file photo

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.

NPR reports the Marine jury found Gunnery Sgt. Joseph Felix kicked and choked dozens of recruits. Felix was specifically accused of targeting three Muslim … Read more

Community Issues

Muslim Indian Suing Accenture for Discrimination

posted by Sarah Jackson
Accenture

By Vanray via Wikimedia Commons

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

Community Issues

Oct 24, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Groups condemn Southwest Airline’s treatment of Muslim passenger

Groups condemn Southwest Airline’s treatment of Muslim passenger

posted by Gabi Wy
Southwest Airlines

Photo by By MamaGeek

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

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Federal Judges Halt Trump’s Latest Muslim Travel Ban

Asian American Federal Judges Halt Trump’s Latest Muslim Travel Ban

posted by Randall
Theodore Chuang

Judge Theodore Chuang

Views from the Edge contributed to this report

 

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

Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Oct 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Two Indicted for Bacon Vandalism Incident at Islamic Center

Two Indicted for Bacon Vandalism Incident at Islamic Center

posted by Randall

Islamic Center VandalismTwo 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.

The Huffington Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 22, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Marriott Refusing to Cancel White Supremacist Event at Its Hotel

Marriott Refusing to Cancel White Supremacist Event at Its Hotel

posted by Randall

Act for America

Act for America denies being a White supremacist group, but had no problem posting this photo of monkeys alongside President Obama


 
The Marriott Hotel is refusing to back down to pressure to cancel an event by a White supremacist group at one of its hotels next week.
 
The national conference by Act for … Read more

Community

Aug 4, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Fifth Anniversary of Oak Creek Massacre Remembered

Fifth Anniversary of Oak Creek Massacre Remembered

posted by Louis Chan

Sikh Temple Shooting at Oak Creek, WI

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

Crime

Jul 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Huge Spike in 2017 in Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes Documented

Huge Spike in 2017 in Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes Documented

posted by Randall

CAIR Hate Crime Report 2nd Quarter 2017

From CAIR


 
A new report just released by the Council of American-Islamic Relations found a 91 percent spike in hate crimes in the second quarter of this year.
 
The report titled Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents April-June 2017 found the most frequent type of incidents documented were non-violent harassment followed by hate crimes involving either … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jul 15, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Rise in ‘Bigoted Incivility’ – When Your Groceries Come With a Side of Hate

Rise in ‘Bigoted Incivility’ – When Your Groceries Come With a Side of Hate

posted by Randall

HateBy 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

Indian American/ South Asian American

Anti-Muslim Hate Speech Dominate Anti-Sharia Rallies

posted by Randall

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

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