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Chapel Hill Murders Blamed on ‘American Sniper’

  Chapel Hill, NC: A leading Arab-American advocacy group has linked the lack of media coverage of the brutal killing of the young Muslims in North Carolina to the rise of Islamophobia inspired by the new Hollywood film “American Sniper”. “It may not be directly linked to the film, but the overall way that Islamophobia and anti-Arab sentiment are moving …

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Hollywood Star Rejects Racist Views on Islam

Ben Affleck, a Hollywood star and director, has gone into an angry debate with anti-Islam TV host Bill Maher and author Sam Harris, attacking the negative, “incomplete” image they were painting for world Muslims. “Hold on — are you the person who officially understands the codified doctrine of Islam?” Affleck interrupted Harris who was attacking Islam, Sydney Morning Herald reported …

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Supreme Court to hear case of Muslim woman denied employment

(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday said it would consider whether a Muslim woman denied a job at an Abercrombie & Fitch Co clothing store because she wears a head scarf was required to specifically request a religious accommodation. The nine justices agreed to hear an appeal filed in the closely watched case by the U.S. Equal Employment …

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