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 face masks can’t hide France’s Islamophobia
French laws against Muslim women with face-coverings stand in marked contrast to its pandemic policy. Is this a double standard?
Turkey condemns ‘pig’s head’ Islamophobia at mosque in Germany
Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Monday condemned an attack on a mosque in Germany, calling it the latest example of rising racism and Islamophobia in Europe.
Islamophobia Is Worsening the Anxieties of the Lockdown
Muslims have been targeted in a spree of attacks across the country as misinformation against the community is being spread on social media platforms.Continue Reading
CoronaJihad is Only the Latest Manifestation: Islamophobia in India has Been Years in the Making
“My mother has been asking me about detention centers,” my friend recently told me on the phone. “She has been very worried.”
Disinformation: The Spreading Of Islamophobia – Analysis
COVID-19-related disinformation campaigns designed to stoke Islamophobic sentiment are fuelling an uptick in hate attacks targeting Muslims in some countries. The unprecedented conditions created by the ongoing pandemic offer fresh opportunities for extremists to exploit, and require timely interventions.
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.Continue Reading
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