Articles by Haqqpost

Amid A Crackdown On ‘Separatism’, How Do French Muslims Feel?

How do French Muslims feel as the gov’t ramps up efforts to regulate community spaces and groups.
Muslims pray around the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, during the first day of Umrah in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia [Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah via AP]

Pilgrims Return To Mecca As Saudi Arabia Eases COVID Restrictions

A limited number of citizens and residents permitted to enter Mecca’s Grand Mosque during first phase of reopening.
“We built our own separatism ourselves,” President Emmanuel Macron of France said on Friday.

Macron Vows Crackdown On ‘Islamist Separatism’ In France

President Emmanuel Macron’s speech addressed a deep-rooted problem in French society: its enduring difficulty to integrate significant parts of its large, nonwhite, Muslim population of immigrants and their descendants.

Growing Up Muslim In A Post-9/11 Era

Reflections on growing up Muslim in the post-9/11 era, and it's impact ones identity.
Somali American educator Qorsho Hassan wins Minnesota Teacher of the Year award

Somali American Educator Qorsho Hassan Wins Minnesota Teacher Of The Year Award

Qorsho, the first Somali American educator to receive the prestigious honor, was selected out of 134 nominees. The principal at Gideon Pond Elementary School in Burnsville, where Qorsho taught fifth grade the last two years, described her as a “game-changing educator.”

Why Women Are The Unequal Victims Of Kashmir’s Lockdown

Years of inhumane lockdowns, military presence, and gross human rights violations continue to impact women in the state, making them an unequal target of the region's instability.
FILE PHOTO: Women watch as a nurse attends to their relative who is being treated at an intensive care unit of a hospital for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Sanaa

As War And Covid-19 Ravage Yemen, $1.35 Billion In International Aid Isn’t Nearly Enough

Yemen was "already the world's biggest humanitarian crisis after more than five years of conflict."

Kansas Republican Group Defends Decision To Invite Speaker Who Compared Islam To Cancer

The organizer of a Republican event in western Kansas has defended the choice of an anti-Muslim keynote speaker — who compared Islam to cancer.

What Muslim Digital Community Organizers Learned From A Remote Ramadan

Young Muslims’ efforts to keep their communities connected during the holy month have birthed virtual iftars, Quran study groups, game nights and trivia nights on nearly every possible platform.

In U.K., Hard-Hit Muslim Communities Struggle to Bury the Dead

The coronavirus outbreak has disproportionately affected some areas of Britain. A Birmingham mosque’s car park has been transformed into a makeshift mortuary to handle the influx of bodies.
Tlaib, Lowenthal pen op-ed asking Trump administration to release aid to Palestinians to fight COVID-19

Reps. Rashida Tlaib Asking President Trump To Release Congressionally Approved Aid To Palestine To Help Combat The Coronavirus Pandemic

Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Alan Lowenthal (D-Mich.) wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post on Saturday asking for President Trump to release congressionally...

Inside Kashmir’s lockdown: ‘Even I will pick up a gun’

Indian-administered Kashmir has been an under unprecedented lockdown since Monday, when India revoked a special constitutional status dating back nearly 70 years. The BBC's...

U.N. Report Reveals Grisly Details About Khashoggi’s Killing

An investigator called for greater scrutiny of the Saudi crown prince and other officials in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Kansas Prison Harassing Muslim Woman, Denied Her Medication

Guard called Muslim headscarf a ‘rag,’ Kansas prison discriminates, rights group says.

Anti-Muslim Hate Group Brags About Weekly Meeting With The White House

At conference, ACT for America brags about access to White House, Donald Trump.

Benjamin Netanyahu Is Fine With Anti-Semites

Mehdi Hasan from The Intercept, asks whether the prime minister of Israel is part of the solution to rising anti-Semitism — or part of the problem.

How Pakistan’s Cricket Superstar Became Prime Minister

Imran Khan was sworn in as Pakistan’s new prime minister on August 18, but he is no ordinary politician.

Why Assad’s Regime Sees Doctors As The Enemy

Assad’s regime sees doctors as the enemy.

Israeli Court Rules To Demolish Palestinian Village

Israel to green light the demolish of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank.

Mosul Rebuilding After ISIS

Iraq says it needs $88 billion to repair all the damage caused during the battle to drive Islamic State fighters from the country.