As the month-long observance of Ramadan begins at sundown today (July 8), prisoners at Guantánamo Bay, many who are Muslim, will be force fed despite a hunger strike and their religious obligations. Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, was the centerpiece of a video demonstrating the disturbing procedure at the prison.
Muslims around the world marked the end of the Ramadan holiday over the weekend, but one ceremony was tainted by the presence of none other than bacon. The NYPD is investigating the incident, which occurred at an event Sunday (Aug. 19) in New Dorp Beach on Staten Island, N.Y., where strips of bacon—consumption of which is […]
President Obama has given his support to the Islamic community in the great debate on whether or not to build a mosque near ground zero. Friday, the president spoke in front of a room of 90 guests in the White House dinner room celebrating the holy month of Ramadan, stating… “Let me be clear: as […]