Sikhs, finding religious freedom on the road, take outsize role in American trucking


(RNS) — More and more of America’s truck drivers are wearing turbans, as a growing community of Punjabi-born drivers, the majority of whom are Sikhs, play an increasingly outsize role in one of America’s fastest-growing industries.  The trucking industry has attracted generations of Americans by offering good salaries for work that allows drivers to essentially … Read more

Former Canadian spy claims her Muslim faith led to suspicions from her own side


(RNS) — A former intelligence officer has accused Canada’s top spy agency of discrimination. Huda Mukbil says she was discriminated against while a member of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service because of her Muslim faith and said the treatment posed a national security threat to Canada.  ”It’s the reason why individuals in the Muslim community … Read more