Rising Islamophobia

Living closer to Muslims might be a cure for Islamophobia

Al-Azhar Launches Campaign against Islamophobia

“Islam that They Do Not Know” is the title of the campaign, launched in Twitter and Facebook following acts of desecrating the Quran in two European countries.

MSNBC’s Joy Reid Accused of Islamophobia for Comparing the ‘Way Muslims Act’ to Radicalized Trump Supporters

“That’s how we talk about the way Muslims act,” she said. “When you see what Donald Trump is doing, is that any different from what we describe as radicalizing people?”

Rep. Ilhan Omar accuses MSNBC host Joy Reid of ‘Islamophobia’ after she compared ‘radicalized’ Donald Trump supporters to ‘the way Muslims act’

‘When leaders, let’s say in the Muslim world, talk a lot of violent talk and encourage their supporters to be willing to commit violence including on their own bodies in order to win against whoever they decide is the enemy, we in the U.S. media describe that as they are ‘radicalizing’ these people, particularly when they’re radicalizing young people,’ Reid said.Continue Reading

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How GOP House candidate Laura Loomer explains her history of hate-speech, Islamophobia

Six days after hundreds of supporters celebrated Laura Loomer’s win in the District 21 GOP primary at the Airport Hilton Hotel in West Palm Beach, the 27-year-old Islamophobic internet provocateur returned to the same stage amid a standing ovation.

The ‘fighting Islamophobia’ books for young adults

A girl being groomed to become a suicide bomber might not sound like the most child-friendly novel.

To beat Trump, the ‘good Muslim, bad Muslim’ messaging has to end

I spoke this week at the 2020 Democratic National Convention’s Interfaith Council meeting. As refreshing as it was to hear voices encouraging change from the last four years, it felt like some things were still being missed.Continue Reading

Say No to Islamophobia: Latest News on Islamophobia

Dealing with Islamophobia: Tips for Parents and Youth – Practical ...

In the aftermath of George Floyd killing, an uneasy discussion about racism in Minnesota’s Muslim community Some “think of themselves as superior because of their skin color and class.”

American Muslims, Black and non-Black, are having raw conversations as they grapple with questions of racial equity, tensions and representation in their own faith communities

Why the UK government should not be allowed to define Islamophobia

A government that enshrines a double standard of suspicion against Islam in its legislation should not be trusted to protect this religion through a legal definition

There is racism in Denmark: lawmaker

It is harder for people with Arabic-sounding names to get a job and dark-skinned people are profiled, says Pernille SkipperContinue Reading

Latest breaking news on Islamophobia

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

Latest breaking news on Islamophobia

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