Opinion

What the Zaira Wasim controversy reveals about contemporary India

The teenage Muslim actress's decision to quit Bollywood for faith reasons brought India's Islamophobia to the fore.

Hafsa Kanjwal

by Hafsa Kanjwal

Hafsa Kanjwal

India

Debate over teenage Muslim actress quitting Bollywood

Kashmiri teenager's decision to stop acting in films since it clashes with her Islamic faith sparks social media debate.

Zaira Wasim's decision to quit Bollywood 'for faith' stirs debate

Islamophobia

Islamberg: Three plead guilty to plot against NY Muslim community

Investigators uncovered the plan and arrested the three men in January after a student reported a suspicious comment.

Islamberg: Three plead guilty to plot against NY Muslim community

Asia

Protests in Indian cities after Muslim man beaten to death

Prime Minister Modi said he was 'pained' by the lynching of the 24-year-old by Hindu mob in Jharkhand state.

Protests in Indian cities after Muslim man beaten to death

India

India rejects critical US religious freedom report

State Department report says senior BJP officials made 'inflammatory speeches' against religious minorities last year.

India rejects critical US religious freedom report

101 East

Sri Lanka’s New War

101 East investigates what led to Sri Lanka’s Easter attacks and whether they could have been prevented.

New Zealand attack

New Zealander jailed for sharing Christchurch mass shooting video

Self-described white supremacist Philip Arps put behind bars for 21 months for sharing footage of the massacre.

New Zealander jailed for sharing Christchurch mass shooting video

US & Canada

Canada's Quebec bans religious symbols in some public sector jobs

Critics denounce 'politics of fear' as Quebec province bans some gov't employees from wearing religious symbols at work.

Canada's Quebec bans religious symbols in some public sector jobs

Sri Lanka

Muslims 'targeted with arbitrary arrests' after Easter massacre

EU joins warning call as Muslims, activists and politicians report rising arrests in Sri Lanka and police bullying.

Muslims 'targeted with arbitrary arrests' after Easter massacre

Opinion

Islamophobia will not solve Europe or Asia's problems

Neither Hungary nor Myanmar have a 'Muslim population' problem.

Ibrahim Kalin

by Ibrahim Kalin

Ibrahim Kalin

New Zealand attack

Suspected New Zealand mosque gunman pleads not guilty

Australian-born Brenton Tarrant denies guilt in killing of worshippers at two Christchurch mosques in March.

Suspected New Zealand mosque gunman pleads not guilty

Islamophobia

US man pleads guilty to the 2015 murders of three Muslim students

Craig Hicks pleads guilty to killing Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha, Razan Abu-Salha in their North Carolina home in 2015

US man pleads guilty to the 2015 murders of three Muslim students

Europe

'Anti-immigrant left' wins election as Danes reject far-right

Social Democrats adopt anti-immigrant rhetoric from the far-right to secure national election victory in Denmark.

'Anti-immigrant left' wins election as Danes reject far-right

Islamophobia

US man sprays Somali children, yells slurs in Minnesota: Police

Zachariah Manahan, 18, accused of felony stalking committed because of bias and other charges.

US man sprays Somali children, yells slurs in Minnesota: Police

101 East

New Zealand's Dark Days

101 East investigates New Zealand's worst mass shooting that killed dozens of innocent people.