WHAT HAVE YOU MISSED THIS WEEK..

 

US Elections on 6th November elect 2 Muslim Women into Congress  

Rashida Tlaib is the nation’s first Palestinian- American in Congress and Ilhan Omar is the first Somali-American in Congress. They are the both the first Muslim women to be elected into Congress.

 

Following the blasphemy case of Asia Bibi, she is released from prison and riots break out in Pakistan

Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row, has been freed from prison.

Last week’s Supreme Court ruling sparked violent protests from Islamists and the government agreed to their demand to stop her leaving Pakistan.

 

12 killed in California Bar Shooting

 

A dozen killed when a gunman named Ian David Long opened fire in a bar in California. Families and friend begin to share stories of the victims here. 

 

Paypal refuses to handle any more payments from Tommy Robinson

Paypal has told former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson it will no longer process payments on his behalf.

Mr Robinson said the online payments system told him he did not fit within its user guidelines and would never be able to use the platform again.

He said he had been using the platform to collect donations to fight his legal battles and branded the ban “fascism”.

 

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