Patrick Strickland

Patrick Strickland

Patrick Strickland was a senior producer at Al Jazeera English. He has reported from across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa and the United States. 

Islamophobia

Trump's new 'anti-Muslim' appointee worries civil rights groups

Charles Kupperman is the latest addition to the Trump administration with ties to anti-Muslim group, say watchdogs.

Trump's new 'anti-Muslim' appointee worries civil rights groups

The Far Right

After white nationalism defence, lawmaker Steve King faces rebuke

US House Republicans strip Iowa Congressman Steve King of his committee assignments after uproar.

After white nationalism defence, lawmaker Steve King faces rebuke

Racism

In the US South, anti-Confederate protesters face harassment

At least 1,728 Confederate memorials - among them 772 monuments - remained intact as of June 2018, says SPLC watchdog.

In the US South, anti-Confederate protesters face harassment

United States

As Trump wages political war over border, activists fight back

Humanitarians say Trump's crackdown creates hostile environment for their work and refugees, migrants crossing border.

As Trump wages political war over border, activists fight back

US-Mexico border

On the border, Trump's wall pledge casts long shadow

Trump has threatened to shut down the government if Congress does not fund a wall on the US-Mexico border.

On the border, Trump's wall pledge casts long shadow

US-Mexico border

Welcome to Arivaca: Where residents want anti-migrant militia out

Many in this Arizona border town want armed vigilantes, who've vowed to round up undocumented migrants, to leave.

Welcome to Arivaca: Where residents want anti-migrant militia out

US Midterms 2018

US activists confront Republican Party over white nationalism

With midterm elections approaching, Trump and Republicans are blasted for white nationalists in party ranks.

US activists confront Republican Party over white nationalism

The Far Right

Students call for NYU to cancel Milo Yiannopoulos lecture

The far-right writer is slated to talk about the 'politics of Halloween' on Wednesday, prompting student ire.

Students call for NYU to cancel Milo Yiannopoulos lecture

US Midterms 2018

US midterms: Georgia's early voting marred by suppression claims

An estimated 53,000 voter applications are being held up by Georgia's Secretary of State.

US midterms: Georgia's early voting marred by suppression claims

US Midterms 2018

Hate before the vote: Pipe bombs, shootings, incitement

Experts and monitors say this could be one of the most violent election seasons in living memory.

Hate before the vote: Pipe bombs, shootings, incitement

Islamophobia

Georgia gubernatorial candidate poses with anti-Muslim activist

Rights group demands apology after US Republican candidate Brian Kemp posed with a well-known far-right activist.

Georgia gubernatorial candidate poses with anti-Muslim activist

US Midterms 2018

In Texas, Trump speech takes far-right turn: 'I'm a nationalist.'

With the midterm elections just two weeks away, the US president and some within his party have escalated the attacks.

In Texas, Trump speech takes far-right turn: 'I'm a nationalist.'