Archive for June 16th, 2014

This One World Cup Image Says It ALL About Brazil’s Inequality
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This One World Cup Image Says It ALL About Brazil’s Inequality

Recently the hacktivist group Anonymous took down a slew of World Cup associated, and Brazilian government websites. Many outside of South America were left wondering what FIFA and the World Cup had done to get in the crosshairs of both Anonymous and thousands of protestors this year. One image has answered that question for many […]

Iran Bans World Cup
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Iran Bans World Cup

Soccer, or football – as most of the world prefers – is incredibly popular throughout the Muslim world. While the Republic of Iran may be different from many of its non-Shiite neighbors in many respects, when it comes to a love of the sport, they are walking in lockstep. But as strange as it may […]

Posted in: Islamic World
REPORT: Western Countries Are ‘More Islamic’ Than Middle Eastern Ones
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REPORT: Western Countries Are ‘More Islamic’ Than Middle Eastern Ones

When you think of “Islamic Nations”, if you are like the majority of people in the West (or even elsewhere, for that matter), the Middle East likely comes to mind. You might, alternatively think of nations like Afghanistan, Pakistan, or Indonesia and Malaysia. But one thing you likely do not envision as “Islamic” is the […]

Posted in: Politics, Religion
Iraqi Christian Woman ATTACKED In Albuquerque Because She ‘Looked Muslim’
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Iraqi Christian Woman ATTACKED In Albuquerque Because She ‘Looked Muslim’

Seham Jaber, her husband and three sons all came to the United States back in 2008 as refugees. Now residents of Albuquerque, New Mexico the devout Catholic refugee was assaulted in her apartment, because she “looked Muslim.” The FBI is now investigating the case as a federal hate crime, according to a statement released by Albuquerque police on […]

Posted in: Racism, Xenophobia
Raging Hockey Fans Destroyed LAPD Drone
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Raging Hockey Fans Destroyed LAPD Drone

Friday night wasn’t your typical hockey riot in Los Angeles. Several videos have been posted online showing what  has been described as hockey fans destroying a Los Angeles Police Department drone. The video was taken just outside the Staples Center Friday night after the LA Kings beat the New York Rangers to claim the NHL’s Stanley […]