By Lauren Keene
An act of vandalism at the Davis Islamic Center early Sunday morning is being investigated as a hate crime, Davis police said Sunday.
“Officers found that an unidentified suspect had used an unknown type device to shatter six window panes on the building exterior,” Lt. Tom Waltz said in a news release. “The same suspect also placed strips of uncooked bacon on an exterior door handle and destroyed two bikes parked on the property.”
Terror in Spain: Gunman screaming ‘Allahu Akbar’ opens fire in supermarket” screamed a Daily Express news story recently. This headline is the latest in a long list of false and inaccurate stories I have identified as part of my work challenging the misreporting of Islam and Muslims in the media.
It’s Sept. 9, 2016. A Trump supporter in Brooklyn has allegedly attacked two Muslim women and their babies. I think about my pregnant friends in the area. I don’t want to call and worry them.
TORONTO – A coalition of national and provincial organizations and agencies has partnered to launch an awareness raising campaign that encourages Ontarians to stand up to Islamophobia and racism.
The Huffington Post tracked Islamophobia in the U.S. throughout 2016.
After the 2015 terror attack in Paris, when Donald Trump and other GOP presidential candidates were ratcheting up their anti-Muslim political speech, we started a running list of Islamophobic acts. Sadly, in less than two months, the list became so long the webpage often wouldn’t load.
By Jared Olson
For the family of junior Yasmeen Anis, 9/11 was a day when the entire world seemed to pause.
As with most American families, they knew the day the 19 Muslim extremists crashed two jumbo jets into the World Trade Center would irrevocably alter our society. But as a Muslim family, the attacks and subsequent “War on Terror” exposed them to a threat most Americans wouldn’t have to deal with: anti-Islamic discrimination, a pathogen which would infect our society with increasing virulence over the next 15 years, boiling to an all-time high in 2016.