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Mobs Burn Out Delhi Muslims as Coronavirus Descends

From 24 February to 1 March, lethal bands of rampaging Hindu-first boys — unleashed by ruling party officials and abetted by police — ran amok in north east Delhi.

“Commentators have likened [it] to Kristallnacht” for India’s Muslims, says former United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Ramesh Thakura. “The riots did indeed have elements that recalled … the Night of Broken Glass, symbolizing the shattering of Jewish existence” in 1938 Nazi Germany.

This is all coming into the world’s grisly view now–at the very moment the Coronavirus pandemic is casting its pall.

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A Memorial Water Well for Our Three Winners

Tucked away between huts in Shihome, Kenya, a tribute wall surrounding the water well was hand-painted with the words: “Our Three Winners Deah, Yusor, & Razan.” In a home far from their own, where people spoke a language different than their own, their story was heard.

Read our latest story about the gift of water.

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Orphans & Vulnerable Children

Your orphan sponsorship delivers food, education, and healthcare; but it delivers love, too. At 153 million worldwide, the staggering rise of orphans now equals nearly half the population of the United States.

For less than $2 a day or $50 a month, you can make a difference in the life of a vulnerable child. Your one-time payment of $600 covers a year of aid to a child in need.

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Stories from the Zakat Foundation

9 Myths About Muslim Charities

Fear and mistrust surround Muslim charities in American society. This is neither natural nor an accident.

In this book are stories from Zakat Foundation of America’s founding director unraveling blatant myths and fallacies about Islam – and charity – from its defining sources, showing us what’s at stake if we continue to let partisans with self-serving agendas trick us into acting on these fears.

A critical read for all who work in, donate to, or concern themselves with the giving world.

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