Polish Far-Right Demonstrators Carried Signs Saying ‘Pray for Islamic Holocaust’

Polish Far-Right Demonstrators Carried Signs Saying ‘Pray for Islamic Holocaust’

By Reem Tolba

  Last Saturday, tens of thousands of far-right demonstrators marched through Warsaw to mark Poland’s Independence Day. About 60,000 people carried signs that expressed their fascist tendencies, with some saying “Pure Poland, White Poland,” “Pray For Islamic Holocaust” and “Refugees Get Out!” on them.   It has been reported to be one of the biggest gatherings […]

Millions of Muslims Protest Against Daesh

Millions of Muslims Protest Against Daesh

On June 10th and 11th, millions – as in tens of millions – of Shia Muslims made their way to the city of Karbala, located in Iraq and occupied by Daesh,  in protest against the international terrorist organization.   According to The Independent, these Shia Muslims headed to the city for an annual pilgrimage that commemorates […]

Saudi Arabia Receives a Diplomatic Apology from the UK

Saudi Arabia Receives a Diplomatic Apology from the UK

Britain just sent an official apology to express their regret to Saudi Arabia. Why, you say? That weird incident that took place last Thursday. Major General Ahmed Al-Asseri, the spokesman of the Saudi-led military campaign against Yemen, was in a visit to London with Deputy Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman. While entering an office in […]

America Says No to Trump’s #MuslimBan

America Says No to Trump’s #MuslimBan

  US President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim countries for four months, refugees for three months, and Syrians indefinitely has become known as the “Muslim Ban,” and everyone is talking about it.   Even more importantly, many Americans are doing something about it. From a court case filed by the ACLU […]

New Yorkers Protest Proposed Ban on Muslim Immigration

New Yorkers Protest Proposed Ban on Muslim Immigration

  Thousands of New Yorkers protested President Trump’s proposal to ban immigrants from seven Muslim countries, gathering in New York City’s Washington Square Park just hours after the announcement.   The proposed executive order would prohibit people from Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen, and Iran from immigrating to the U.S. It would also restrict […]

Palestinian American Organizer for #WomensMarch Faces Islamophobic Attacks

Palestinian American Organizer for #WomensMarch Faces Islamophobic Attacks

  Women have been uniting like never before in the United States this past week. Following President Donald Trump’s inauguration, every woman has left the comfort of her home, took to the streets to protect her basic rights. The Women’s March  has been a huge inspiration for females all over the world, yet amidst one of the […]

Egyptian Nubians Continue Sit-in Against Sale of Their Ancestral Land

Egyptian Nubians Continue Sit-in Against Sale of Their Ancestral Land

Hundreds of Egyptian Nubians blocked a main road in Aswan to protest the government’s planned takeover of their land they say is part of their ancestral homeland.   According to Nubians, there are 44 old villages from which they were forcibly displaced during the construction of the Aswan High Dam in 1960s, and only two […]

Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

By Manu Schwingel

“Even an animal, if you show genuine affection, gradually trust develops… If you always showing bad face and beating, how can you develop friendship ?” – Dalai Lama   In parallel to the protest held in Cairo, people in Hurghada gathered to give their voice to the voiceless and protest against animal abuse. Carrying quotes supporting […]

Creative Protests For #Gaza From Around the World

Creative Protests For #Gaza From Around the World

#Gaza, the international topic, the unified heartache and the daily cry for humanity. More and more protests have surfaces from all around the world and with powerful images taking a viral life of their own, we picked a couple that moved us.   Black Mountain overlooking Belfast   Train in Antwerp   Sham Idrees shares […]

Discovering MENA: Tunisia Is On Fire (again)

Last time I wrote about Tunisia things were not going exactly well. And this hasn’t pretty much changed. Weeks ago, an assassination shook the country once again, and Tunisians are more than ever aware of their transition being in a complete stalemate, while they carefully look at their neighbor out of the corner of their […]