Islamophobia: Muslim women’s experiences in Scotland
Journalist Tasnim Nazeer was the victim of Islamophobia in Glasgow city centre when out shopping with her children. She was verbally abused by a man shouting anti-Muslim slurs, and only escaped unharmed thanks to the intervention of a passer-by.
Canada: Indian man fired for Islamophobic tweet
Indian expat in Ontario loses real estate job, school council role over hateful message against Muslims
Man Charged With Hate Crime in Suspected Arson at Islamic Center
Nicholas Proffitt pleaded guilty to a hate crime after throwing rocks at the Islamic center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., in 2009. Eleven years later he returned to set the building on fire, the police say.Continue Reading
Why Arabs are speaking out against Islamophobia in India
Anger in Gulf region as right-wingHindus target Muslims, accusing them of a ‘conspiracy’ to spread coronavirus.
A Note to the Gay Community IN THE GLOBAL NORTH On Islamophobia
Shahmir Sanni argues that too many selectively use homophobia to justify prejudice against Muslims, who are themselves a unique focus of global hatred.
Coronavirus: conspiracy theories and fake videos fuel rise in Islamophobia
Communities coming together to help those in need has been a strong theme of the COVID-19 pandemic. But at the same time that many people are seemingly appreciating those around them, our new research has found that COVID-19 has led to a rise in online Islamophobic hate speech.Continue Reading
Trump claimed, without evidence, that mosques could get special treatment in the coronavirus lockdown — prompting accusations of Islamophobia
President Donald Trump on Saturday claimed that mosques might be receiving special treatment in the coronavirus lockdown — a claim critics say will stir Islamophobic hostility towards Muslims.
Opinion: How Islamophobia originated in the west?
Ahmad Ali Naqvi, lecturer in Political Science at PU, offers an interesting critique of a recently published article, by Saleha Anwar, in Global Village Space (GVS). He argues that Islamophobia is the result of several factors ranging from abrupt end to the Cold War and the rise of identity politics in the west. Will be an interesting and provocative read for students of Political Science, International Relations and CSS aspirants.Continue Reading
Islamophobia Has No Place in the Fight Against COVID-19
From politics to social media, Muslims or anything associated with Islam (whether correctly or not) are dehumanized as objects against which to measure the intensity or severity of all things negative and threatening.
Investigation into Islamophobia within Tory party ‘is vital’
Boris Johnson needs to set up a stand-alone inquiry into Islamophobia – and fast.
Anger as right-wing UK voices suggest Ramadan virus spread
Scapegoating narratives may pose additional dangers to public health, warn experts.Continue Reading
Coronavirus pandemic being exploited to fuel Islamophobia
British counterterrorism police are investigating far-right groups accused of using the coronavirus crisis to fuel anti-Muslim sentiment.
Islamophobia cannot be dismissed as ‘free speech’
Islamophobia should not be minimised or seen as a lesser form of hate or discrimination.
Turkish family receives racist ‘coronavirus-infected’ letter as Islamophobia grows in Germany
The incident came just after German police announced they don’t believe the perpetrator of the terrorist attacks in Hanau was a far-right extremist.Continue Reading
From Xinjiang to Germany: how did Islamophobia become a global phenomenon?
The term itself was coined in the 1990s, an era defined by the end of the cold war and triumph of capitalist globalization.
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.
Why Is Europe So Islamophobic?
The attacks don’t come from nowhere.Continue Reading
Islamophobia, Trevor Phillips, and free speech
Words have power – you need to choose them carefully, writes Colin Montgomery. Plus letters from David Robjant, Jonathan Longstaff, and Pete Wearden.
Why the Tories have to hit back hard at ‘Islamophobia’ slurs
The furore over Trevor Phillips, a victim of his own rights agenda, suspended from the Labour Party, has all but been forgotten.Continue Reading
Two men assault woman at Redhill Mosque
In the 30-second long clip, filmed by someone outside the mosque, a man can be seen hitting a woman wearing a headscarf with another man joining in shortly after.
300 allegations of Tory Islamophobia sent to equality watchdog
Muslim Council of Britain’s dossier includes claims against Boris Johnson and MPs.
Why Riz Ahmed’s short film on Islamophobia is a call to action
It spoke of the silence Muslims are faced with when encountering macro and micro-aggressions alike and of the rising global Islamophobia across the globe.Continue Reading