Exclusive Trailer: ALTER Targets Islamophobia In Social Horror/Thriller Short THE INVADERS

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Yet again, Gunpowder & Sky’s horror brand ALTER is here to bring audiences something timely, relevant, and powerful. In exactly one week, they’ll be releasing writer/director Mateo Márquez’ short film The Invaders, the award-nominated Best International Short from last year’s Fantasia Film Festival. The film tackles the alarming Islamophobia that is growing amongst many countries.Continue Reading

Boris Johnson faces more accusations of Islamophobia over newly-unearthed text

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Boris Johnson, the overwhelming favorite to take over as Britain’s prime minister next week, is facing renewed accusations of Islamophobia after claiming in a newly-unearthed 2007 text that the religion has left Muslim countries “centuries behind” the Western world.

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Germany: Mosque attackers must be held accountable

Germany: Mosque attackers must be held accountable

Germany’s Turkish-Muslim community calls on authorities to take stronger action against Islamophobic crimes.

Germany’s Turkish-Muslim community called on authorities on Wednesday to take stronger action against far-right extremists, amid growing number of threats and attacks targeting mosques and community institutions.Continue Reading

It’s Time for the Democratic Candidates to Confront Islamophobia

Demonstrators take part in a protest against Islamophobia at Times Square in New York

In 2016, Donald Trump ran for president, in part, on banning Muslims. The Muslim Ban was a product of his first month in office. So, it would have been logical for Democratic candidates to express their concerns about the Muslim Ban and emphasize their commitment to upholding our nation’s constitutional ideals of protecting religious minorities.

But at the first round of Democratic presidential debates of the campaign season, none but one of the 20 candidates on stage even mentioned Muslims or the Muslim Ban. On Wednesday night, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said, “I’m proud to have been the first governor to stand up against Donald Trump’s heinous Muslim ban.” Aside from this one comment, however, Muslims didn’t come up.Continue Reading

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

French Muslim Group to Sue Facebook and YouTube

The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) has announced that it is suing both Facebook and YouTube, arguing that the social media platforms have incited violence by hosting streaming video footage of the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand.Continue Reading