Muslims

File photo of runners reacting after the bombings at the Boston Marathon. (credit: Getty Images)

Officials: US Wars Against Muslims Fueled Marathon Suspects

U.S. officials say the surviving suspect in last week’s attack on the Boston Marathon has told investigators he and his brother were angry about U.S. wars in Muslim countries.

04/24/2013

A U.S. District Court is reviewing a case against NYPD that accuses them of "intense" surveillance tactics against Muslims. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Civil Rights Case Accuses NYPD Of Illegal Surveillance Of Muslims

The New York Police Department’s focus on Muslims has renewed the political surveillance of the 1960s and ’70s that was banned under a landmark legal ruling, according to a new court filing by civil rights lawyers.

02/04/2013

A mass majority of the world's population associates themselves with a religion, but a growing worldwide group is the "religiously unaffiliated." (Photo by Andrew Cowie - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Study: ‘No Affiliation’ Is Third-Largest Religious Group Worldwide

A growing trend emerged from a comprehensive 2010 study of worldwide religions: roughly one-in-six (1.1 billion, 16 percent) of the world’s population claims no religious affiliation.

12/18/2012

President Barack Obama makes a statement about the death of U.S. ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the Rose Garden at the White House Sept. 12, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Clinton: Muslims Need To Show ‘Dignity’ In Anti-Islam Film Protests

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton appealed Monday to Muslims to show “dignity” and not resort to violence as they protest an anti-Islam film produced in the United States.

09/24/2012

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

Men participate in Friday Prayer at the Omar Mosque on Feb. 24, 2012 in Paterson, N.J. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

ACLU: FBI Secretly Used Muslim Outreach To Collect Intel On Religious Activities

The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday released records it obtained from the FBI division in San Francisco that showed the bureau secretly used its Muslim outreach efforts to collect intelligence on religious activities protected by the Constitution.

03/27/2012

A New York Police Department (NYPD) van is viewed on Jan. 26, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

White House Pumped Millions Into NYPD’s Muslim Surveillance Programs

Millions of dollars in White House money has helped pay for New York Police Department programs that put entire American Muslim neighborhoods under surveillance.

02/27/2012

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