Following last week’s San Bernardino massacre, Republican front-runner Donald Trump has called for a "complete shutdown of muslims entering the United States." One American Muslim leader has responded by comparing Trump to the leader of a lynch mob.
Fighting populism and xenophobia, and championing human rights is bearing fruit, according to Human Rights Watch's World Report 2018. France leads the way, Germany is a mixed bag, the US and Britain are falling behind.
Britain First is a relatively small anti-Muslim group that was retweeted into the world spotlight by President Donald Trump. Its agenda is simply racist, far-right and confrontational, say most who know it.
Democrat Doug Jones has been officially certified winner of the Alabama Senate race. Republican Roy Moore earlier filed a legal challenge alleging fraud.
Police have detained a man who allegedly shouted anti-Muslim slurs at two women before stabbing men who intervened.The Council of American-Islamic Relations decried a massive increase in Islamophobic incidents in the US.
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