From India, Islamophobia Goes Global
Hindu nationalism has helped spread a distinct brand of anti-Islam around the world, and famously multicultural Canada may have a problem on its hands.
Why Has Islamophobia Risen in America?
In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Arun Kundnani, the author of “The Muslims are Coming! Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror.”
Islamophobia: Starbucks Sued by Muslim Woman For Writing ‘ISIS’ on Coffee Cup Instead of Her Name
Muslim woman left overwhelmed after Starbucks hands her a cup of coffee with ‘ISIS’ written in the place of her name, Target brushes it off as ‘a mistake’ on being sued.Continue Reading
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
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
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
India is no different from the West in its perception and lack of knowledge about the Muslim community, producing a culture of Othering.Continue Reading