Day: September 7, 2015

Islamophobic attacks in Britain–particularly against veiled women–have increased dramatically

Still from video by Caroline Wyatt, who interviewed Muslim women to ask them about their experiences. Islamophobic attacks have soared in Britain, rising by 70% from last year. Most of these attacks are against women, particularly women wearing the Niqab or Hijab. Many western critics of Islam and Islamic cultures center their criticisms on the rights …

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The International Rescue Committee shares photos and stories, inspired by the bags refugees carry

Photo from IRC showing the backpack of Omran, a six-year old from Syria The International Rescue Committee, a group that works with refugees, asks what people bring with them when they run for their lives. Through photographs and narrative, they tell the human stories of people who are fleeing war and violence, by showing the items …

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