JEWISH MPP DELIVERS CALL-TO-ACTION ON ISLAMOPHOBIA

A Jewish member of the Ontario legislature has introduced a private member’s bill that would set aside a province-wide day to consider Islamophobia and its consequences. Bill 83, “An Act to Proclaim a Day of Remembrance and Action on Islamophobia,” passed second reading in Queen’s Park on April 4 and now heads to the standing committee on social policy.Continue Reading

France’s Islamophobia and its roots in French colonialism

Картинки по запросу France’s Islamophobia

The Australian who carried out the terrorist attack in Christchurch was influenced by French Islamophobes, but just how far back does the country’s antipathy towards Islam go?

More than two weeks have passed since the terrorist attack in the New Zealand, which killed at least 51 people, and topics such as white supremacy and Islamophobia have found themselves in the media limelight.Continue Reading

UK Muslims call for action against rising Islamophobia

UK Muslims call for action against rising Islamophobia

Anti-Muslim hate crimes in UK have risen almost 600% since New Zealand terror attacks.

Muslims are calling for action from the British government after a nearly 600% rise in Islamophobic hate crimes in the U.K. following last month’s New Zealand terrorist attacks.Continue Reading

Why do hate crimes against Muslims increase?

In the wake of the March 15 mosque shootings in New Zealand, many of us in the Muslim community are asking ourselves, “Why do hate crimes against Muslims increase?” Recent data do indicate an all-time high number of anti-Muslim attacks in Canada and other Western countries.Continue Reading