Important Muslim News for May 2- June 1, 2015.
It was an eventful past few days of news and events about Muslims, from the anti-Muslim rally (and counter rally) in front of a mosque in Phoenix, Arizona to a prominent Muslim women being discriminated against on a plane to an innocent American citizen being released after spending almost two years in an Egyptian prison, to the Supreme Court favorable ruling for Muslim woman denied a job over her headscarf.
On May 30, 2015, Tahera Ahmed, who works as a Muslim chaplain, accused United Airlines of discrimination after she was allegedly told that she could not have an unopened soda can because she could use it as a weapon. She immediately posted about the incident on her Facebook account and it went viral.
— Omer Mohammad (@omerm27) May 31, 2015
Also on May 30, Mohamed Soltan,who has been detained in Egypt since 2013, was released. People far and wide celebrated his release. Watch this emotional video:
Sabina Khan-Ibarra is a freelance writer and editor. She regularly contributes to her blog, Ibrahim’s Tree which she created after the loss of her infant son in 2011. She created Muslimah Montage as a platform for women to share their stories. Sabina currently lives in Davis, CA and working on her memoir. Follow Sabina on Twitter: @muslimahmontage