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
Why does Islamophobia exist in Muslim-majority countries?
Growing Islamophobia is not just a phenomenon in Western Europe, in the Balkans where the continents largest number of Muslims are, it’s also a problem.
Indonesian Muslim scholars worried by Europe Islamophobia
West needs greater understanding of pluralism, says Muslim scholar, illustrating Islamophobia across world.
Ankara, EU can work against Islamophobia: Turkey
Turkey ready to support EU efforts to achieve equality for Muslims, other religious communities, says Turkish official.Continue Reading
MPs fear rise in Islamophobia as mosques in England reopen
Call for police to tighten security after increase in racism during pandemic.
Top Pentagon policy nominee has a history of Islamophobic and offensive comments
The White House’s nominee for a top position at the Pentagon has a history of making Islamophobic and inflammatory remarks against prominent Democratic politicians, including falsely calling former President Barack Obama a Muslim.
I’m a Black American Muslim. After the killing of George Floyd, I hope that my community will speak out against injustices faced by Black people
A Muslim woman wears a face mask that reads: “Black lives matter more than white feelings” at a protest rally against racism following the recent death of George Floyd in the USA on May 31.Continue Reading
Black Lives Matter
The killing of George Floyd happened in the United States, but this could have just about happened anywhere in the world.
‘Nasir’ review: Karthick’s film shows daily Islamophobia without the stereotypes
The Indie filmmaker, Arun Karthick, deftly dodges stereotypes of victimhood that occur too often when cinema talks about oppression.
Austria’s rising Islamophobia worries EU experts
The high level of anti-Muslim hatred in Austria is a rising concern, according to an expert commission of the Council of Europe.Continue Reading
Moulsham Street gin bar in Chelmsford given license despite Islamophobia concerns from nearby mosque
The Only Way is Gin will be able to serve alcohol as late as 2am.
Mosque member speaks out against recent hate crimes that ‘heavily impact communities’
People might see incidents like these as minor things but they can be turned into big problems’.
From Orientalism To Islamophobia: Anti-Muslim Rhetoric And The Rise Of Hate Crimes In America
The terms Islam, Arab, and Middle Eastern have long been conflated with each other, and are increasingly depicted in an unfavorable light.Continue Reading
Fact Check: Did Justin Trudeau speak against Islamophobia in this year’s Eid message?
A video clip of a speech by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wishing people on Eid al-Fitr and speaking about his government’s resolution to fight against Islamophobia has gone viral on social media. India Today Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) has found the speech to be from last year’s Eid.
Maldives urges against singling out nations for Islamophobia
The Maldives has urged to refrain from singling out nations for Islamophobia in South Asia, citing that it could affect “religious harmony”.Continue Reading
CoronaJihad is Only the Latest Manifestation: Islamophobia in India has Been Years in the Making
“My mother has been asking me about detention centers,” my friend recently told me on the phone. “She has been very worried.”
Disinformation: The Spreading Of Islamophobia – Analysis
COVID-19-related disinformation campaigns designed to stoke Islamophobic sentiment are fuelling an uptick in hate attacks targeting Muslims in some countries. The unprecedented conditions created by the ongoing pandemic offer fresh opportunities for extremists to exploit, and require timely interventions.
Islamophobia: Muslim women’s experiences in Scotland
Journalist Tasnim Nazeer was the victim of Islamophobia in Glasgow city centre when out shopping with her children. She was verbally abused by a man shouting anti-Muslim slurs, and only escaped unharmed thanks to the intervention of a passer-by.Continue Reading
Islamophobia: Muslim women’s experiences in Scotland
Journalist Tasnim Nazeer was the victim of Islamophobia in Glasgow city centre when out shopping with her children. She was verbally abused by a man shouting anti-Muslim slurs, and only escaped unharmed thanks to the intervention of a passer-by.
Canada: Indian man fired for Islamophobic tweet
Indian expat in Ontario loses real estate job, school council role over hateful message against Muslims
Man Charged With Hate Crime in Suspected Arson at Islamic Center
Nicholas Proffitt pleaded guilty to a hate crime after throwing rocks at the Islamic center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., in 2009. Eleven years later he returned to set the building on fire, the police say.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