Muslim community

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Paul Salvatori

With Muslim women often misunderstood and presented as being demure and oppressed it's important that they reclaim their own narrative as flag-bearers of the faith, writes mosque co-founder Farheen Khan Read more


The 18th annual festival at Woodbine Park takes a stand against Islamophobic attacks Read more


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The group exhibit Collecting Personal Archives pushes back against commonly held perceptions and media narratives Read more


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Steven Zhou

“We want to take on the foundation upon which the ideology of ISIS rests,” says Imam Azhar Hanif, National Vice-President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA Read more

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Hebah Masod

How long before the bigots attacking Muslim prayer in schools turn their attention to Jewish students? Read more

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Ethan Eisenberg

Canadian Council of Muslim Women campaign aims to challenge male-dominated interpretation of Islamic scripture Read more

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Hebah Masod

Though Muslim students in Peel Region schools have prayed on Friday for 20 years, a board requirement that they use six pre-approved sermons only served to fuel an anti-Islamic campaign against religious accommodation Read more

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"We have a much longer shared history than we have of one that has any element of tension in it – shared languages, practices, geography. So in the current political climate, there's much more to gain from collaboration," says scholar Shari Golberg. Read more


Funder for Quebec City’s Islamic Culture Centre displayed the range of Toronto’s Muslim comedy community Read more


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Paul Salvatori

"Too often the question being asked is what Muslims are doing to ensure hateful acts will not continue" Read more

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Opportunities all-year round, not just after tragedies Read more

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Yusra Khogali of Black Lives Matter Toronto made no false statements in her National Day of Action Against Islamophobia speech challenging the Prime Minister Read more

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A survey of America's biggest news networks showed that there were 88 Michael Zehaf-Bibeau stories and 15 Alexandre Bissonnette stories, a ratio of about six to one, in the aftermath of each attack Read more

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Paul Salvatori

Hundreds showed up on Saturday, February 4 in front of the U.S. consulate, for the National Day of Action Against Islamophobia. Some angry. Some fearful. Some joyous. All of them powerful. Read more

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Hundreds of people, including Mayor John Tory and finance minister Bill Morneau, came together at U of T's King's College Circle to show solidarity with Canada's Muslim community Read more

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From death threats to misguided media reports, there’s a long list of difficult challenges facing progressive activists of Muslim background in the west. Read more

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“It’s not just Islamophobia, but sexual assault and domestic violence that are more of a threat to women – and not just in the Muslim community, but in society in general.” Read more

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