US vote to remove Muslim Republican fails

US vote to remove Muslim Republican fails

Image copyright CBS Image caption Shahid Shafi is a trauma surgeon, city councilman, and Republican party delegate A Republican county official in Texas has survived a vote to oust him after several local party members took issue with his Muslim religion. The motion to remove Shahid Shafi from his position as vice chairman of the…

Sweden Muslim woman wins handshake case

Sweden Muslim woman wins handshake case

Image copyright Farah Alhajeh Image caption Ms Alhajeh said she brought the case on behalf of others who could find themselves in the same position A Swedish Muslim woman has won compensation after her job interview was ended when she refused a handshake. Farah Alhajeh, 24, was applying for a job as an interpreter when…