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Virginia county closes schools as Islamic assignment prompts backlash

Virginia county closes schools as Islamic assignment prompts backlash

🕔00:10, 19.Dec 2015

RICHMOND, VA.: Schools in a Virginia county closed on Friday as a safety precaution after a classroom assignment asking students to practice Arabic calligraphy using a Muslim statement of faith sparked an angry outcry from parents and threats from outside the district.

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US Muslim and Arab communities fear backlash from shooting

US Muslim and Arab communities fear backlash from shooting

🕔12:32, 4.Dec 2015

SAN BERNARDINO: Members of the Arab and Muslim communities in the United States said Thursday they feared a backlash, as details emerged of the Muslim couple who shot dead 14 people in California.

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Ban on Israeli Islamist group raises risk of Arab minority backlash

Ban on Israeli Islamist group raises risk of Arab minority backlash

🕔23:15, 17.Nov 2015

JERUSALEM: In outlawing its most strident Islamist group, Israel risks angering its largely quiescent Arab citizens as it confronts a wave of Palestinian violence powered by religious and political tensions.

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Mainlanders risk backlash to support Hong Kong protests

Mainlanders risk backlash to support Hong Kong protests

🕔12:55, 13.Oct 2014

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s democracy demonstrators are winning unexpected support from pockets of the city’s much-vilified mainland Chinese community, who are defying Beijing’s hard line on the protests and a social media backlash from their peers.

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