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Chinese Hui Muslims

China’s Complex Relationship With Islam Is Reflected in Ties to Hui by JANIS MACKEY FRAYER SHARE Play Facebook Twitter Google Plus Embed  How Islam Coexists With Communism in Atheist China 5:41 YINCHUAN, China — This imam wears heels — and a gold-flecked headscarf. Ma Lijuan is one of the faces of state-backed Islam in officially atheist...

Japanese Supreme Court Says it is OK to Profile Muslims

Top court green-lights surveillance of Japan’s Muslims Legal challenge to police profiling of North Asian country’s Islamic population dismissed by Supreme Court. Ian Munroe   Junko Hayashi is the lawyer for plaintiffs who challenged police surveillance of Japan’s Muslim community Tokyo, Japan – Mohamed Fujita used to host religious study groups at...

Lung cancer “breathalyzer” wins $100K Entrepreneurship

MIT $100K grand-prize-winning team Astraeus Technologies (left to right): Graham Lieberman, Jay Kumar, Alexander Blair, and Joseph Azzarelli. Photo: Michael Last FULL SCREEN MIT $100K grand-prize-winning team Astraeus Technologies (left to right): Graham Lieberman, Jay Kumar, Alexander Blair, and Joseph Azzarelli. Photo: Michael Last FULL SCREEN MIT $100K grand-prize-winning team Astraeus Technologies (left to...

Wind power generates 140% of Denmark’s electricity demand

Wind power generates 140% of Denmark’s electricity demand Unusually high winds allowed Denmark to meet all of its electricity needs – with plenty to spare for Germany, Norway and Sweden too    The Conservative UK government has announced a withdrawal of support for onshore windfarms. Denmark’s windfarms have strong government backing. Photograph: Max Mudie/Alamy...

Savarkar justified the idea of rape as a political tool

Reading Savarkar: How a Hindutva icon justified the idea of rape as a political tool The controversial figure castigated Maratha ruler Shivaji for sending back the daughter-in-law of the Muslim governor of Kalyan, whom he defeated. Image credit:  savarkarsmarak.com 14 hours ago  Updated 3 hours ago Ajaz Ashraf 12K Total views Share Tweet Email Reddit...

Was Veer Savarkar really all that brave?

History revisited: Was Veer Savarkar really all that brave? Savarkar was chargesheeted in the assassination of Gandhi but exonerated, largely because no corroborative evidence of his involvement was furnished. Yesterday · 08:00 am  Updated 13 hours ago Ajaz Ashraf 10.4K Total views Share Tweet Email Reddit Print Share Tweet Email Reddit Print On May 28,...

Now a chewing gum that treats Islamophobia

Now a chewing gum that treats Islamophobia A satirical video that challenges discrimination against Muslims TNM Staff| Friday, May 27, 2016 – 14:10            In an attempt to challenge rising Islamophobia in the United States, the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) has released a mock commercial. The one-minute satirical video,...