1) 101 On The Burkini Ban: Washington Post provides a history of the burkini, and tries to put it all in context for you.
2) Muslim Scottish Policewomen Can Now Wear The Hijab: In an effort to encourage Muslim women to pursue a career in the police force in Scotland, the police department recently announced that women will be allowed to wear the hijab as part of the police uniform.
3) #MobileMuslims Tour Takes On Misconceptions About Islam: This summer, the #MobileMuslims tour is traveling across Canada as a campaign to fight the misconceptions about Islam and educate non-Muslims about the faith.
4) And lastly, Separated During Migration Chaos, Afghan Son Finally Reunites With Family: In a highly dramatic tale that seems right out of the cinema, 14-year-old Afghan refugee, Mahdi Azizi, was separated from his family for an entire year during the chaos of the mass migration to Europe. During the rush to board a smuggler’s truck in Turkey, the Azizi family was abruptly separated and the boy got lost in the confusion. Mahdi ended up traveling thousands of miles on his own to Sweden, not realizing that his family had also ended up in the Nordic nation, less than 93 miles away from the foster home where he was placed.