Latest breaking news on Islamophobia

30.01.2020 – 06.02.2020

Political Islamophobia may look different online than in person

Islamophobia was rampant on social media during the midterm elections, but researchers say future Muslim candidates running for office should know that the hatred they see online may be different than what they experience on the campaign trail.

Islamophobia in the U.S. did not start with Trump, but his tweets perpetuate a long history of equating Muslims with terrorism

USC Dornsife scholar Evelyn Alsultany traces key moments in the spread of anti-Muslim sentiments, from the formation of the state of Israel to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Islamophobia remains in Canada after mosque shooting Hate

incidents, Bill 21 target Muslims

Italy’s Salvini and discussions of Islamophobia

Salvini hopes the current Italian government will not last long and, according to some, he is looking for international legitimacy before his possible ascent to Palazzo Chigi.

Comparing Trump to ISIS Bolsters Islamophobia and Obscures Colonial Violence

In the reactions to President Trump’s recent Twitter threat to attack 52 sites “important to Iran & the Iranian culture” — which would have been a war crime — another manifestation of civilizational supremacism was put on display: the pervasive tendency to condemn Trump by analogizing him to Muslims.

French politics feeds off Muslim bashing and Islamophobia

Many French Muslims have grown disillusioned with the government since they believe the country’s politics, from the far-left to far-right camps, has become polluted with Islamophobic thinking.

7 Americans on the Islamophobia They Faced at Home Because of War

Abroad To better understand how conflict with Iran might lead to a spike in domestic hatred, I asked other young Muslims about their personal experiences of bigotry during wartime.

The fight of Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta against extremism, Islamophobia

Dar al-Ifta’s observatory of takfiri fatwas offers a comprehensive system to confront extremism and its endeavours to spread sectarian strife.

LI Muslim groups say Trump’s retweet promotes Islamophobia

Long Island Muslims and their supporters said Friday an image retweeted by President Donald Trump promoted Islamophobia and served as a call to action to get more people registered to vote.

Taylor library panel: Islamophobia takes on different meanings as no Muslim experience is the same

The Taylor Community Library hosted a wide-ranging panel discussion about Islamophobia on Thursday evening. Moderated by Community Engagement Librarian Tekedra Lofton, three diverse speakers from the Council on American-Islamic Relations talked about Muslim identity, discrimination and more.

Los Angeles City Council passes legislation to prevent hate crimes

The legislation approved Tuesday requires the city’s Police Department to establish a hotline for proactive hate crime prevention and to expand the victim’s assistance website with more languages and resources, as well as to offer security assessments to vulnerable institutions.

Ethiopian government silent as hate crimes flourish

At least 4 Mosques set ablaze; more than 150 Muslim shops, properties vandalized, robbed since last December

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