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‘You don’t belong here’ – Islamophobia concerns as report finds racism experienced by 80% of Muslims in the North East

There are concerns around the rising levels of Islamophobia faced by people across the North East everyday.

Joe Biden wants Islam taught more in schools, decries ‘rise in Islamophobia’

Democrat presidential hopeful Joe Biden said Monday that he wants schools in the U.S. to teach more about Islam and claimed that there is an “unconscionable rise in Islamophobia” under the Trump administration.

How lockdown community spirit could help tackle Islamophobia in the North East

A report, produced by Newcastle University, Northumbria University and TellMAMA (Measuring Anti-Muslim Attacks), shows that nearly 70% of Muslims experience anti-Muslim racism regularly.Continue Reading

Hands off Jerusalem: Latest breaking news on Islamophobia

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

WA Muslims Fight Islamophobia with Personal Stories

Puget Sound Muslims are hosting an event they hope can act as an antidote to Islamophobia. (CAIR-Washington)

Muslims in Washington state are building bridges with their neighbors in a new series launching today in Tacoma. Muslim organizations, alongside the Associated Ministries of Tacoma-Pierce County, hold the first “Sharing Our Stories – Meet Your Muslim Neighbors” event at Skyline Presbyterian Church. Continue Reading

Anti-Muslim populism in Hungary: From the margins to the mainstream

Картинки по запросу Anti-Muslim populism in Hungary

POLITICAL AND HISTORICAL CONTEXT

Hungary underwent a democratic transition after 1989, following four decades of communist rule. The country became a full-fledged NATO member in 1999 and joined the European Union in 2004. Until 2010, Hungary was a prime example of a successful democratic and economic transformation. However, since 2010, Hungary has gradually become a competitive authoritarian state or “hybrid regime,” where democratic institutions exist in theory, but the rule of law and civil liberties are severely limited in practice. In 2010, the country scored a one in Freedom House’s Freedom of the World rankings[1]—the highest score for a fully free democracy. That rating fell to 2.5 in 2018.[2] Hungary was also downgraded to partly free status in terms of press freedom.[3]

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