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National Geographic article celebrates the diversity of American Muslims

In her May National Geographic article, Leila Fadel details her visits to different Muslim communities throughout the U.S. The article is part of the Diversity in America series, which covers racial, ethnic, and religious groups, and examines their changing roles in 21st century life.

Switzerland to Muslim Students: Shake Your Teacher’s Hand or Pay $5,000

25 May 2016 When two teenage Muslim students from Syria told their school in Switzerland that to shake their female teacher’s hand would violate their...

Burqa law ban in Catalonia

In 2010 a ban against women wearing burqas in public buildings was approved by the city of Lleida in Catalonia. Women who would disobey...

Despite being the second largest religion in Italy, Muslims still have...

February 11, 2014   Even though Islam is the second largest religion in Italy, it still lacks a recognized national representational body. This lack of a...