International

A Day Without A Woman

On March 8, the Women’s March is joining forces with the International Women’s Strike in a day of action called A Day Without a Woman. People will be participating by withholding their purchasing power (with exceptions for small, women- and minority-owned businesses), wearing red to show solidarity, attending rallies, livestreaming events,…

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altM EIC, Asma Uddin, discusses the burkini ban in The New York Times

Fifteen towns in France have issued bans on the full-body swimsuit worn by some Muslim women and nicknamed the “burkini,” citing public order and security concerns. According to the ordinance in Cannes, “Beach attire that ostentatiously displays a religious affiliation, while France and places of worship are the target of…

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altM’s Asma Uddin for Newsweek ME – Marrakesh: Rites of Passage

altM’s Founder, Editor-in-Chief, and religious liberties lawyer Asma Uddin reviews the Marrakesh Declaration, and what it means for religious freedom. In the 13th century, when the Mongols conquered Baghdad, their ruler Hulagu Khan gathered the religious scholars in the city and asked them: According to spiritual law, which option is…

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