Tuesday 25th July 2017,

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Indian American/ South Asian American

Supreme Court Paves the Way for Grandparents to Enter U.S.

posted by Randall

Grandparents, aunts and uncles from six Muslim countries will be able to enter the country under the President’s travel ban, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today.

The Washington Post reports amends the travel ban implemented by the Trump administration just a few weeks ago.

The court put on hold another lower court decision that would … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

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

Bad Ass Asians

Muslim Democratic Leader Receives Threatening Emails. Hate Crime Charges Filed

posted by Randall
Faisal Gill

Faisal Gill

Back in March Faisal Gill made news, becoming the first Muslim to lead a state political party.

In May the chair of the Vermont Democratic Party received three threatening emails within a one week period.

Now Vermont Public Radio reports hate crime charges have been filed against the man who allegedly sent those … Read more

Asian Americans

Jun 22, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Halal Tacos for Ramadan – Muslim and Latinx Communities Unite

Halal Tacos for Ramadan – Muslim and Latinx Communities Unite

posted by Sophia Whittemore

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

I’m happy to say that I’ll be attending an Idul Fitri/Lebaran celebration in Chicago with my mother at a party hosted by our Indonesian community. For Indonesian Muslims, Idul Fitri is the term in Bahasa for Eid al-Fitr, or the end of the holy month of Ramadan where my mother’s … Read more

Crime

Jun 21, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Memorial for Slain Muslim Teenager Set on Fire

Memorial for Slain Muslim Teenager Set on Fire

posted by Nicole Ki

Nabra Hassanen Memorial set ablaze
 
The Washington D.C. memorial dedicated to a Muslim teenager murdered last week caught on fire early Wednesday.
 
17-year-old Nabra Hassanen was attacked and killed last Sunday on her way to a late Ramadan service. The suspect, 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres, chased her friends down with a bat, targeted Hassanen, and assaulted her. Her … Read more

Uncategorized

Jun 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Teen in Virginia Murdered After Leaving Mosque

Teen in Virginia Murdered After Leaving Mosque

posted by Randall
Nabra Hassanen

The family of Nabra Hassanen says the body found in a pond in Fairfax, Virginia is that of the 17-year-old

A Virginia teen who had been observing Ramadan at a local mosque is believed to have been murdered, reports the Washington Post.

The remains of a body were found in a pond in Fairfax, and … 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

Community Issues

Jun 10, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Push Back against Today’s Anti-Muslim Hate Rallies

Asian Americans Push Back against Today’s Anti-Muslim Hate Rallies

posted by Louis Chan

Act for AmericaBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
The planned nationwide rallies planned by White supremacist groups in 30 cities today is meeting a swift response from a coalition of Asian American, Muslim, multi-ethnic and interfaith groups.
 
Several counter protests are also planned.
 
“The purpose of this campaign is to sow fear and manufacture … Read more

Uncategorized

Muslim Beaten Unconscious in Racial Incident

posted by Randall

Rahma WarsameA man accused of spewing racist venom at a Muslim woman and then beating another unconscious in Columbus, Ohio has been released by police without charges, reports Carbonated.TV.

Rahma Warsame is hospitalized with severe facial fractures. She also lost several teeth.

Warsame says the man was berating a Muslim woman from Somali. When Warsame came … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jun 4, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Muslim Students “Harassed” for Wearing Hijab

Muslim Students “Harassed” for Wearing Hijab

posted by Randall

Hajah Bah and Fatmata MansarayTwo Muslim students in Virginia are accusing a school administrator of harassing them because they wore hijabs to school, reports
ABC7.
 
It was so emotional,” one of them said.
 
The administrator asked for a note from their parents proving they were wearing the hijab for religious reasons.
 
“Normally, I don’t wear … Read more

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