The victims visited the same mosque and were targeted in a similar fashion – an ambush that went straight for the kill, initial reports suggest.
Order would require federal law enforcement to review and revise policies on use of force, and it would restrict flow of surplus military equipment to local police, AP news agency reports.
The institutionalisation of such a day has high symbolic value, despite its limits.
According to a new study, the pandemic, far from reducing anti-Muslim hate crimes has accelerated some of the worst narratives against Islam and Muslims.
US President Biden honours the memories of those killed in 9/11 attacks and the thousands more injured, as well as the firefighters, nurses and many others who risked or gave their lives.
Bare-bones support for combatting anti-Muslim acts are not lost on those on the receiving end of hate crimes. With the right political will, however, it’s not too late to reverse current trends.
A Pakistani-Canadian family recently fell victim to another hate crime against Muslims in Canada. Here is a list of some historic attacks against the country’s largely peaceful Muslim community.
Against a regular drumbeat of anti-Muslim rhetoric by the country's political class, Muslims increasingly bear the brunt as places of worship become unsafe.
Thousands of Americans protest in major US cities in response to a surge of deadly violence against Asian Americans.
The massacre of women of Asian heritage during the pandemic can be linked to our current “xenodemic”.
Already worn down by a year of racist attacks fuelled by former president Trump’s biased framing of the pandemic, Asian Americans groups organised events across the US to honour victims of the Atlanta shooting.
Hindu nationalists’ attempt to brand dissent as “anti-national” is a well-worn diversionary tactic, and has been deployed against religious minorities of every stripe to devastating effect.
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