MPs fear rise in Islamophobia as mosques in England reopen
Call for police to tighten security after increase in racism during pandemic.
Top Pentagon policy nominee has a history of Islamophobic and offensive comments
The White House’s nominee for a top position at the Pentagon has a history of making Islamophobic and inflammatory remarks against prominent Democratic politicians, including falsely calling former President Barack Obama a Muslim.
I’m a Black American Muslim. After the killing of George Floyd, I hope that my community will speak out against injustices faced by Black people
A Muslim woman wears a face mask that reads: “Black lives matter more than white feelings” at a protest rally against racism following the recent death of George Floyd in the USA on May 31.Continue Reading
Black Lives Matter
The killing of George Floyd happened in the United States, but this could have just about happened anywhere in the world.
‘Nasir’ review: Karthick’s film shows daily Islamophobia without the stereotypes
The Indie filmmaker, Arun Karthick, deftly dodges stereotypes of victimhood that occur too often when cinema talks about oppression.
Austria’s rising Islamophobia worries EU experts
The high level of anti-Muslim hatred in Austria is a rising concern, according to an expert commission of the Council of Europe.Continue Reading
Moulsham Street gin bar in Chelmsford given license despite Islamophobia concerns from nearby mosque
The Only Way is Gin will be able to serve alcohol as late as 2am.
Mosque member speaks out against recent hate crimes that ‘heavily impact communities’
People might see incidents like these as minor things but they can be turned into big problems’.
From Orientalism To Islamophobia: Anti-Muslim Rhetoric And The Rise Of Hate Crimes In America
The terms Islam, Arab, and Middle Eastern have long been conflated with each other, and are increasingly depicted in an unfavorable light.Continue Reading
Fact Check: Did Justin Trudeau speak against Islamophobia in this year’s Eid message?
A video clip of a speech by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wishing people on Eid al-Fitr and speaking about his government’s resolution to fight against Islamophobia has gone viral on social media. India Today Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) has found the speech to be from last year’s Eid.
Maldives urges against singling out nations for Islamophobia
The Maldives has urged to refrain from singling out nations for Islamophobia in South Asia, citing that it could affect “religious harmony”.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
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The most important news about Islamophobia in the world.Continue Reading