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The Pew Research Center’s ninth annual study of global restrictions on religion, which analyses the extent to which governments and societies around the world impinge on religious beliefs and practices, has revealed that restrictions on religion around the world continued to climb in 2016, with Muslims the most common target.
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.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has published its 2018 civil rights report which details the impact of anti-Muslim bias in the United States in 2017 and CAIR’s response.
The results of the Pew Research Center’s survey reveal, among other findings, that foreign-born and U.S.-born Muslim Americans engage in about the same levels of religious practice, while foreign-born Muslims tend to have a stronger socioeconomic foothold than their U.S.-born counterparts.