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Anti-Semitism: Definition, History, and Status in the US

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the international Jewish non-governmental organization based in the United States and a racism watchdog, reports the largest number of anti-Semitic incidents in their 40 year long...

Religious Tolerance Definition – Religious Head Coverings (Updated 2024)

What is Religious Tolerance? The religious tolerance definition is a very delicate concept for the Western world. This is because, as you know, religion in the west has many different...

Religious Minorities faces constant attacks

In front of the Shahbagh National Museum in Dhaka, a rally was formed on a Saturday to protest against anti-minority attacks. Christians, Hindus, and Buddhists were among the ten religious...

Who are the Uyghurs, and Why is China so Afraid of them? (Updated 2024)

The conflict that is happening in China for the past centuries is likely related to the Uyghur minority. If you know anything regarding the country's social policies in recent years,...

What is Islamophobia? Understanding the Anti-Muslim Sentiment through the Lens of Westerners (Updated 2023)

This article aims to look at the image of Muslim and Islam through the lens of the Westerners and to understand the anti-Muslim sentiment in analysis of the 2011 data...

Religious Rights on Health Issues: Catholics and Jews call out coronavirus restrictions as violation of religious rights (Updated 2023)

On January 21, 2020, the US recorded its very first case of COVID-19 and in just a few months, the novel coronavirus had easily swept off the cities swarming hospitals...

Anti-Mormonism: Definition, Debate, and Status in the US (Updated 2022)

Mormons may not be on top of the list when the topic of “anti-religious hate crimes” is discussed, they still get a share of 0.9% (15 individuals) of hate crimes...

Is Different Bad? Thoughts on Religious Discrimination (Updated 2021)

There are two things that are constant in this world: change and differences. The minute that a child recognizes the world, it sees something different at every glance, something very...

The lost voice of the Alevi – A religious minority’s fight from human rights violations (Updated 2021)

Although the coronavirus has caused impediments in the world, many issues have still been occurring regarding human rights violations within countries such as religious freedom as...

Quebec’s Bill 21 and Religious Rights in Workplace (Updated 2021)

“It is impossible to deny that there are xenophobic parts to this bill. There is a reason why this bill is coming from a man (Legault) who refuses to use...