Hate crime reported at Davis Islamic Center



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.”

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The UK media too often misrepresents Muslims – with dangerous results


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.

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6 Rules Of Islamophobia In America

Christopher Mathias

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.

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Islamophobia on the rise in America

By Jared Olson

For the family of junior Yasmeen Anis, 9/11 was a day when the entire world seemed to pause.

Jared Olson

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.

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