Conversations on Tech and Social Justice: Aneelah Afzali
by Charissa Soriano
Aneelah Afzali, the executive director of MAPS/AMEN, talks about how social media can help social justice movements.
May 31, 2019
How to be an ally to Muslims during Ramadan
by Iman Mohamed
It’s the middle of Ramadan, a Muslim holy month of fasting and prayer. Here are a few things to know in order to be a good ally this month.
May 14, 2019
Where were the allies after New Zealand?
by Mennah El-Gammal
The relative silence that followed the terrorist attacks on two mosques in New Zealand says volumes.
Mar 27, 2019
Calls for support for Muslims after terrorist attack on New Zealand mosques
by Globalist Staff
Local, national and international groups are calling for support for Muslims after a terrorist attack against two mosques at Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 49 people and injuring dozens more.
Mar 15, 2019
“Not Your Typical Muslims” explores spectrum of identities
by Reagan Jackson
Photographer Garo Guyo wants to bring awareness to the diverse identities and perspectives in the Muslim community.
Aug 7, 2018
Seattle rallies to #StandWithMuslims as SCOTUS upholds Trump’s travel ban
by Jessica Partnow
The #NoMuslimBanEver campaign organized a protest and Day of Action on the steps of the US Courthouse in downtown Seattle, after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the travel ban 5-4.
Jun 26, 2018
Four inmates sue after being kept from observing Ramadan
by John Stang
The lawsuit says the four were left off a list of more than 450 inmates statewide who received a meal plan specific to Ramadan and they were not allowed to save food to eat after sunset.
Jun 13, 2018
Muslim martial artist teaches self-defense to women
by John Stang
An attack on two Muslim women in Portland struck a nerve for Fauzia Lala, a black belt in both Tae Kwon Do and Arnis, who started the classes.
Oct 5, 2017
Muslim women have plenty to say, no permission required
by Aliah Elaoud
Young women who wear the hijab speak out against stereotypes.
May 25, 2017
Amazon prayer rooms now available to Muslim security contract employees
by Josh Kelety
Muslim security workers at Amazon say they have won an important concession — but also say that a culture of retaliation over labor activities remains.
May 17, 2017
Judges focus on discrimination, Trump’s powers in travel ban case
U.S. appeals court judges asked lawyers whether President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban discriminates against Muslims.
May 15, 2017
Amazon security workers allege retaliation after prayer space request
by John Stang
Two workers say that Security Industry Specialists, the company that handles Amazon’s security, unfairly treated them after they asked for space to pray.
Feb 21, 2017
Bellevue mosque aims to rebuild after fire; arson charge filed
by Hannah Coffaro
Prosecutors say there's no evidence the fire was a hate crime.
Jan 17, 2017
Redmond mosque sign vandalized for the second time in a month
by Andrew Hamlin
The sign was vandalized twice in the past month and Redmond police are investigating the incidents as possible hate crimes.
Dec 21, 2016
UN chief calls for better conditions for Rohingya as Myanmar begins peace talks
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on Myanmar to improve living conditions for its Rohingya Muslim minority.
Aug 31, 2016
France has “misunderstood” burkini, Australian designer says
Designer Aheda Zanetti says the burkini is meant to open choices for women who want to dress modestly or want more coverage from the sun.
Aug 25, 2016
Governor greets area Muslims for Eid
by John Stang
Gov. Jay Inslee visited the Muslim Association of Puget Sound masjid in Redmond for Eid al-Fitr, which marks end of the holy month of Ramadan.
Jul 6, 2016
Near end of Ramadan, a Quaker show of support for Seattle-area Muslims
by Alex Garland
The show of support counteracts intolerance against Muslims, expressed recently in the form of misinformation and threats to mosques.
Jul 2, 2016
SeaTac Muslims, interfaith leaders criticize idea of ‘tactical map’
by Venice Buhain
Residents, interfaith leaders spoke out after an investigation uncovered an attempt at religious profiling of Muslims in the city of SeaTac.
Jun 7, 2016