Column: Mohammad Abu-Salha deserved better at congressional hearing on hate crimes

Column: Mohammad Abu-Salha deserved better at congressional hearing on hate crimes

Earlier this month, Dr. Mohammad Abu-Salha, Yusor and Razan’s father and Deah’s father-in-law, testified at a congressional hearing about white nationalism and hate crimes. And based on the way he was treated on the stand, America has learned nothing from the shootings four years ago. Continue Reading

Why we need Islamophobia Awareness Month

Islamophobia is not a phobia. For too long it has been explained away as ‘fear of’ or ‘prejudice towards’ Muslims, but Islamophobia is much more comprehensive than this. It is a strategy of governance to legitimize state violence through dehumanization and the othering of Muslims.Continue Reading

Saudi Arabia: 10 things you need to know about a kingdom of cruelty

Following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is once again under the global spotlight.

Turkey’s President Erdogan said he believed the death of Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul was a “savage murder”.

But Khashoggi’s killing is only the latest in a long line of violations to add to the Kingdom’s appalling human rights record.Continue Reading

Canada: Attack on Canadian Muslim being probed as Islamophobic hate crime

A Muslim father remains in intensive care in a Toronto hospital after a horrific beating that police confirmed Wednesday is being investigated as a anti-Muslim hate crime.Continue Reading

Man jailed for life after running over Muslim woman in Leicester

A man has been jailed for life for ramming his car into one woman and trying to hit a schoolgirl in a series of Islamophobic hate crimes he intended as a retaliation for terrorist attacks carried out by Islamist extremists in the UK.Continue Reading