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Omar Sacirbey

Omar Sacirbey writes for Religion News Service in Washington, D.C.

Blog Posts by Omar Sacirbey

Posted by Omar Sacirbey 19 weeks 5 days ago
Anti-Muslim hate speech on the Internet is commonplace and can motivate some people to commit acts of violence against Muslims, according to a report released Tuesday by Muslim Advocates, a...
Posted by Omar Sacirbey 22 weeks 4 days ago
Muslim and civil rights groups welcomed the news that the New York City Police Department’s Demographics Unit will disband but said they still fear they may be targets of warrantless surveillance....
Posted by Omar Sacirbey 29 weeks 3 days ago
Nearly 60,000 people have signed a Change.org petition demanding that YouTube take down a Katy Perry video they say is blasphemous and offensive to Muslims.About 75 seconds into the video ...
Posted by Omar Sacirbey 32 weeks 6 days ago
Oppressive. Boorish. Misogynist: Those are the popular images of Muslim men and how they treat women.But there’s more to it than that, thought Ayesha Mattu and Nura Maznavi, the editors of Love...
Posted by Omar Sacirbey 34 weeks 1 day ago
Viewers watching the American Football Conference championship game between the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots earlier this month may have seen a Best Buy commercial for a Sharp 60-inch...