Dewsbury community leader speaks after report reveals mounting concerns over Islamophobia and anti-Semitism

The report by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community also revealed nearly three in five adults believes that Islamophobia is widespread in the UK

The government has been warned divisions within society are deepening as research revealed the persecution of Muslims has become ingrained in Britain while a record number of anti-Semitic incidents have been recorded in the UK.Continue Reading

Moroccan NGO in Spain Launches App Against Islamophobia

Moroccan NGO in Spain Launches App Against Islamophobia

The NGO is committed to standing against any kind of discrimination towards Islam and Muslim people. Rabat – The Moroccan Association of Malaga has launched an application to combat Islamophobia and hate crimes against Muslims.Continue Reading

Islamophobia fuelled by anonymity on social media, report says

Islamophobia is being fuelled by anonymity on social media, a report for the extremism watchdog said today (file image)

Islamophobia is being fuelled by anonymity on social media and could be curbed if users had to disclose more about their identities, a report for the extremism watchdog said today. A paper published by the Commission for Countering Extremism says an “increase in Islamophobic language” online is associated strongly with posts by “users with fewer than three identifiable details” on their profile.Continue Reading

Anti-Muslim populism in Hungary: From the margins to the mainstream

Картинки по запросу Anti-Muslim populism in Hungary

POLITICAL AND HISTORICAL CONTEXT

Hungary underwent a democratic transition after 1989, following four decades of communist rule. The country became a full-fledged NATO member in 1999 and joined the European Union in 2004. Until 2010, Hungary was a prime example of a successful democratic and economic transformation. However, since 2010, Hungary has gradually become a competitive authoritarian state or “hybrid regime,” where democratic institutions exist in theory, but the rule of law and civil liberties are severely limited in practice. In 2010, the country scored a one in Freedom House’s Freedom of the World rankings[1]—the highest score for a fully free democracy. That rating fell to 2.5 in 2018.[2] Hungary was also downgraded to partly free status in terms of press freedom.[3]

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Bulgarian Muslims Condemn Islamophobic Attacks

Bulgaria’s Muslim community has called on the police to investigate attacks on a mosque and the Grand Mufti’s Office in Sofia as hate crimes. Bulgaria’s Grand Mufti’s Office called on the police on Friday to investigate an attack on its office in the capital, Sofia, as a “hate crime”.Continue Reading

Yemeni President: ‘We ready to stop attack on Saudi if they stop aggression, lift siege’

Yemeni President Mehdi Al-Mashat, Head of the Supreme Political Council, said that “Yemen is ready to stop its rocket and air attacks against Saudi Arabia if Saudis do the same and facilitate the access of basic aid through seaports; hen start a political process in a calm atmosphere.”Continue Reading