Omar Sacirbey | Religion News Service

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Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Citizens on No-Fly List

The ruling by Judge Anna J. Brown of the U.S. District Court in Portland, Oregon is a victory for Muslim Americans and civil liberty activists.

Internet Hate Speech Can Lead to Acts of Violence

A new report links aggressive online behavior with potential real-world violence.

Religious, civil rights groups demand investigation of NYPD spying

RNS () — A coalition of 125 religious, civil rights, and community-based organizations sent a letter to the U.S. Department … Continued

CAIR taps Jewish filmmaker to lead Philadelphia chapter

RNS () — The Council on American-Islamic Relations has hired a Jewish filmmaker and interfaith activist as executive director of … Continued

Muslims say they deserve school time off for holidays, too

RNS () — Hannah Shraim, a 14-year old sophomore at Northwest High School in Germantown, Md., will miss school on … Continued

Lost on the hajj? There’s an app for that

RNS () — The hajj can be a grueling journey, full of physical and mental demands. With 3 million pilgrims … Continued