President Biden nominated ACLU's Nusrat Choudhury to serve as a federal judge. She would be the first Muslim woman appointed. Biden has appointed 41 judges, more than any president in their 1st year since JFK: ▪️ 75% nominees are women ▪️ 29% are Black, 20% Latino, 19% Asian
Ahead of UP assembly elections, Rashtriya Lok Dal is grappling with candidate issues on three seats, including its traditional seat of Siwalkhas where Jat-Muslim fault lines have remerged.
One year ago today, US President Joe Biden issued an executive order reversing the travel ban on people from several Muslim-majority and African countries. The anti-immigrant and anti-refugee policy was put in place by the Trump administration. #MuslimBan
Again, I'm blown away by @IlhanMN . Watch how she calls out Islamophobic questioning where Muslim politicians are held to a different standard & are expected to condemn every act of extremism to prove their humanity. 👏🏽 An experience familiar to us all.
The U.S. military is buying location data about Muslims retrieved by Muslim dating and prayer apps, per @VICE . Apps include Muslim Pro (150 million downloads) and Muslim Mingle. The data is reportedly collected by a third party called X-Mode, which then sells it to contractors.
Another great day for peace with Middle East – Muslim-majority Kosovo and Israel have agreed to normalize ties and establish diplomatic relations. Well-done! More Islamic and Arab nations will follow soon!
Over 200 million Muslims call India home. Widespread anti-Muslim mob violence has killed at least 27 and injured many more. Trump responds by saying, "That's up to India." This is a failure of leadership on human rights.