Quebec mosque shooter says fear of Trudeau’s refugee policy fueled attack

The gunman who killed six people in a mosque in Quebec told police he was motivated by fear of Canada’s immigration policy following U.S. President Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban.”Continue Reading

Trump: No apology for travel ban Muslim comments

President Trump said Monday he won’t apologize for his past comments about Muslims and suggestions of a Muslim ban, saying he doubts it would make a difference to the courts that are deciding the legality of his travel ban policy.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

Islamophobia in Paris and London – how it differs and why

Islamophobia in France and Britain has intensified in recent years, particularly in the wake of terrorist incidents, such as the 2015 Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris and the London Bridge attack. This led British prime minister, Theresa May, and French president, Emmanuel Macron, to meet in January 2018 to agree a shared approach to counter-terrorism.Continue Reading