Tag: Religious discrimination

Rohingya woman in Bangladesh helps others flee Myanmar

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh — Zahida Begum doesn't remember her home village, a tiny speck amid the mountains and forests of Myanmar. She was only 18...
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WASHINGTON — Hate crimes rose for the second straight year in 2016, with increases in attacks motivated by bias against blacks, Jews, Muslims and...
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JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia's top court has overturned a law that denied recognition and legal rights to followers of indigenous faiths in a surprise...
Muslims in NJ city fear another backlash after latest attack

PATERSON, N.J. — In the halal bakeries and markets that line Main Street, and in mosques that have been part of the community for...
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CAIRO — Egyptian authorities have shuttered three Coptic Christian churches in a southern province over fears of attacks by Muslim extremists, religious officials said...
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BALTIMORE — A Maryland county executive and other county officials have filed a defamation lawsuit against a developer, accusing him of falsely suggesting that...
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Officials at Providence College say they're looking into two incidents of racial bias at the private Catholic university. ...
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UNITED NATIONS — Three-quarters of the world's people live in countries that either restrict the right to religion or belief or have "a high...
Jordan’s queen urges more global response to help Rohingya

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Jordan's queen said Monday that the international community must respond effectively to end the suffering of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya...
Q-and-A: A look at most recent travel ban rulings

SEATTLE — So far, the third time isn't the charm for President Donald Trump's travel ban. ...

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