Visual timeline project traces 'underlying Islamophobia' in war on terror

On the 18-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that set off the ongoing global war on terror, a new visual timeline seeks to document the U.S. policies and programs that Muslim and civil rights activists say have resulted in major encroachments on human rights.

US judge: Terrorist watchlist violates citizens' constitutional rights

A federal watchlist of more than 1 million people identified as “known or suspected terrorists” violates the constitutional rights of those placed on it, a federal judge ruled Sept. 4.

At first Muslim presidential forum, Sanders reaps adoration of ISNA attendees

The Islamic Society of North America attracted some major names to its annual convention in Houston this year, including comedian Trevor Noah, activist Linda Sarsour, Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad and (by video) Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.

 

Faith groups urge State Department to abolish new 'unalienable rights' commission

 A coalition of 430 human rights, civil rights, foreign policy and faith organizations has submitted a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging him to dismantle his department’s new Commission on Unalienable Rights.