Four aid workers and a private security worker have been abducted by Islamist militants in northeast Nigeria. In a video seen on Monday by Reuters, the hostages identified themselves and said they each worked for different organizations. With just their heads and shoulders showing against leafy plants outdoors, they namedContinue Reading

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Celebrities join the call for a North Carolina university professor, Mike Adams, to be fired for referring to the state’s governor “Massa Cooper” on Twitter. Adams, a sociology and criminology professor at University of North Carolina Wilmington, tweeted in late May as he dined with six men at a six-seat tableContinue Reading

On June 4, 2020, Nadeem Joseph and his family were attacked by Muslim neighbors after moving into the TV Colony of Peshawar, the capital of the Khybar Pakhtunkhawa province in Pakistan. Joseph and his mother-in-law were shot by Salman Khan and his sons. Khan reportedly attacked Joseph and his familyContinue Reading

The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) will resume the public inquiry into the disappearance of Pastor Joshua Hilmy and his Indonesian wife Ruth, who were last seen in November 2016, once the conditional movement control order (CMCO) is lifted. According to Suhakam commissioner Jerald Joseph, they would first waitContinue Reading

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Tuesday that prioritizes international religious freedom concerns for United States foreign policy. Specifically, it requires the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development to create long-term strategic plans for advancing religious freedom internationally, provides $50 million per year for religious freedomContinue Reading

St. Petersburg Mayor, Rick Kriseman has declared the Pinellas County community a sanctuary city in response to President Trump’s plans to crackdown on immigration. “While our county sheriff’s office is ultimately responsible for notifying the federal government about individuals who are here illegally, I have no hesitation in declaring St.Continue Reading

On Wednesday, July 6, the Florida Muslim community will celebrate the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan with communal prayers. [NOTE: Ramadan is the month on the Islamic lunar calendar during which Muslims abstain from food, drink and other sensual pleasures from break of dawn to sunset. Consult localContinue Reading