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18 Jun 2020
A Sindhi literature professor has been detained under Pakistan's controversial blasphemy laws. Activists say his arrest is yet another example of growing religious intolerance in the Muslim-majority country.
20 Feb 2017
Hundreds gather in New York City's Times Square for the "I am a Muslim too" rally protesting President Donald Trump's attempts to ban travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.
9 Feb 2017
Apple CEO Tim Cook criticises U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration ban on seven Muslim-majority countries during a speech at the University of Glasgow, where he received an honorary doctorate.
4 Feb 2017
A U.S. federal judge in Seattle temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's partial travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries. The ruling is so far the broadest to date against Trump's directive.
31 Jan 2017
Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries has affected many people working, living and studying across the US.

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