Islamophobia

  • Far-Right Stirs Violence Against Anti-Trump Protests

    October 7, 2019
    Minneapolis, MN – An upcoming Trump rally announced for Thursday, October 10 at the downtown Target Center in Minneapolis has local left-leaning groups organizing counter-protests while national right-wing groups conflate their plans with false claims of terrorism. Plans to hold the GOP political rally in…...
  • Ex-Marine Linked to Minneapolis Mass Shooting Shared War Gore and Murder Fantasies After Trial

    April 26, 2019
    Minneapolis, MN – An armed far-right attack on protesters in North Minneapolis in November 2015 started a new chapter in America’s long history of white supremacist violence. Allen Scarsella, an “alt-right” neo-Nazi indoctrinated on 4chan, shot five unarmed Black men at a protest against the…...
  • Minneapolis Muslim Community Calls Emergency #NoMuslimBanEver Rally

    June 29, 2018
    Minneapolis, MN – Unicorn Riot was live June 26, 2018 in downtown Minneapolis to cover an emergency rally in response to a 5 to 4 Supreme Court ruling upholding Donald Trump’s travel ban. The ban, which targets five predominately Muslim countries, has been called a…...
  • Young Muslim Collective Spotlights Government Surveillance of Muslims in Minneapolis

    October 11, 2017
    Minneapolis, MN – As the Trump administration doubles down on the United States government’s Islamophobic policies, resistance to those policies widens. Over the past couple of years, Muslim youth from the Young Muslim Collective (YMC) in the Twin Cities area have been organizing public forums…...
  • Anti-Muslim “March Against Sharia” Rally in Denver Met with Resistance

    June 10, 2017
    Denver, CO – The anti-muslim extremist group ACT for America organized a “March Against Sharia” in multiple cities across the US today. Unicorn Riot was on the ground documenting the event in Denver, as well as a planned antifascist counter-protest. Around 3 PM the “March…...
  • Thousands Flood Downtown Minneapolis for #MuslimBan March

    February 2, 2017
    Minneapolis, MN – On January 31st, thousands converged in downtown Minneapolis between the Federal Building and City Hall to protest a travel ban which targets seven predominately Muslim countries. Unicorn Riot was live on the scene for the rally and march. To view the rally…...
  • Twin Cities Young Muslim Collective Holds CVE Forum

    November 9, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – On Friday, October 28, the Young Muslim Collective (YMC) of the Twin Cities hosted an informational presentation and discussion panel about Countering Violent Extremism (CVE), a counter-terrorism initiative of the United States’ Department of Homeland Security. Unicorn Riot was in attendance and…...
  • Denver Police Attend Seminar Given By Anti-Muslim Trump Consultant

    June 13, 2016
    UPDATE (3/19/17)- After Donald Trump was inaugurated as president in January 2017, he brought Sebastian Gorka into his White House to serve as a national security advisor.  On March 16, the Jewish news website Forward exposed Gorka as a longtime member of Vitézi Rend, a…...
  • Islamophobia & Anti-Blackness Confronted at #OurThreeBoys Rally

    March 2, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN – On February 29th, 2016 a group of youth, the newly organized Young Muslim Collective (YMC), held an #OurThreeBoys / #OurThreeBrothers remembrance event at Coffman Union on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus. Unicorn Riot was LIVE for this event. Purposed as…...
  • Deprogram: Episode 20

    September 17, 2015
    Ep. 20: #Palestine #AlAqsaUnderAttack #HandsOffAlAqsa #Turkey #PKK #DeVloek #Femen #FortressEurope #RefugeeCrisis #DarrienHunt #Drought #ClimateChange #FossilFuels #Transphobia #Islamophobia #InternationalReport #PaulCastaway  …...