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Suit accuses Weber State of discrimination against Muslim faculty member

The suit accuses Weber State of discrimination against the Muslim faculty member Tauriq Hussain Shah said his supervisor called Muslim prayer rugs “flying carpets,” complained about Ramadan and allowing prayer breaks, and once said he planned to have a “come to Jesus or Allah or whatever he believes in or Abraham meeting” with a Muslim student. “Weber State did not ... Read More »

China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.

China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation. HOTAN, China — On the edge of a desert in far western China, an imposing building sits behind a fence topped with barbed wire. Large red characters on the facade urge people to learn Chinese, study law and acquire job skills. Guards make clear that visitors are not welcome. Inside, ... Read More »

China Uighurs: Xinjiang legalises ‘re-education’ camps

China Uighurs: Xinjiang legalises ‘re-education’ camps China’s western Xinjiang region has written “vocational training centres” for Muslim Uighurs into law amid growing international concern over large-scale disappearances there. Xinjiang says the centres will tackle extremism through “thought transformation”. Rights groups say detainees are made to swear loyalty to President Xi Jinping and criticise or renounce their faith. In August, China ... Read More »

Xinjiang official defends ‘education centres’ for Uighur Muslims

Xinjiang official defends ‘education centres’ for Uighur Muslims The top official in China’s Xinjiang region has given the most detailed description yet of the alleged use of internment camps for Uighur Muslims. In an interview with state media, Shohrat Zakir said the “vocational education” centres were proving effective in staving off terrorism. He said “trainees” were grateful for the opportunity ... Read More »

China’s mass indoctrination camps evoke Cultural Revolution

China’s mass indoctrination camps evoke Cultural Revolution “The psychological pressure is enormous, when you have to criticize yourself, denounce your thinking — your own ethnic group,” said Bekali, who broke down in tears as he described the camp. “I still think about it every night, until the sun rises. I can’t sleep. The thoughts are with me all the time.” ... Read More »

How religion may affect educational attainment: scholarly theories and historical background

How religion may affect educational attainment: scholarly theories and historical background Religion and education, two of humankind’s most ancient endeavors, have long had a close relationship. Historians and social scientists have written about this relationship and about how the two may influence each other. This chapter presents a broad overview of scholarly research into the ways religion can affect educational ... Read More »

Gujarat Government Collecting Data Of Muslim Students: Report

Gujarat Government Collecting Data Of Muslim Students: Report GANDHINAGAR: The Gujarat government has been collecting data about Muslim students, appearing for Class 10 and 12 board examinations, for the last five years, state Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said on Tuesday. The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Board (GSHSB), which comes under the Gujarat government’s Education Department, has been collecting this ... Read More »

The role of mass media & information technology in Islamic education

The role of mass media & information technology in Islamic education The extremely important function of transmitting religious beliefs and cultural values to younger generation was performed by parents, the elderly members of the family, and by the educational institutes before the advent of technology. On the other hand, in this age of technology, cultural values, ideologies of life, and ... Read More »

U.S. Department of Education Takes Actions to Address Religious Discrimination

U.S. Department of Education Takes Actions to Address Religious Discrimination As part of ongoing efforts to encourage respect for students of all faiths and beliefs, the U.S. Department of Education today shared a series of actions that confront discrimination and promote inclusive school environments. The steps include a new website on religious discrimination, an updated civil rights complaint form, an ... Read More »

Muslims forced to drink alcohol and eat pork in China’s ‘re-education’ camps, former inmate claims

Muslims forced to drink alcohol and eat pork in China’s ‘re-education’ camps, former inmate claims Muslims were detained for re-education by China‘s government and made to eat pork and drink alcohol, according to a former internment camp inmate. Omir Bekali, one among perhaps a million people reportedly arrested and held in mass re-education camps, said he was detained without trial ... Read More »