Let’s Fight Islamophobia Together

The Tribute In Light shines above the skyline of Manhattan on the eve of the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, as seen from Jersey City, New Jersey, US, Sept 10, 2020 [Mike Segar/Reuters]

Islamophobia in the US presidential election

Biden is not an anti-Islamophobia candidate. Just take a look at Obama’s legacy.

Klau Center hosts speaker on Islamophobia

The Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights hosted Dalia Mogahed, Director of Research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) in Washington D.C., to speak about Islamophobia on Friday as a part of their Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary lecture series.

Is Islamophobia the ‘Last Acceptable Form of Prejudice?’

A round the world, From China and India to the U.K. and U.S., reports of hate crimes against Muslims are increasing. In the case of Uighurs and Rohingya Muslims, there is evidence of ethnic cleansing.Continue Reading

Rising Islamophobia

Living closer to Muslims might be a cure for Islamophobia

Al-Azhar Launches Campaign against Islamophobia

“Islam that They Do Not Know” is the title of the campaign, launched in Twitter and Facebook following acts of desecrating the Quran in two European countries.

MSNBC’s Joy Reid Accused of Islamophobia for Comparing the ‘Way Muslims Act’ to Radicalized Trump Supporters

“That’s how we talk about the way Muslims act,” she said. “When you see what Donald Trump is doing, is that any different from what we describe as radicalizing people?”

Rep. Ilhan Omar accuses MSNBC host Joy Reid of ‘Islamophobia’ after she compared ‘radicalized’ Donald Trump supporters to ‘the way Muslims act’

‘When leaders, let’s say in the Muslim world, talk a lot of violent talk and encourage their supporters to be willing to commit violence including on their own bodies in order to win against whoever they decide is the enemy, we in the U.S. media describe that as they are ‘radicalizing’ these people, particularly when they’re radicalizing young people,’ Reid said.Continue Reading

We are against Islamophobia

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How GOP House candidate Laura Loomer explains her history of hate-speech, Islamophobia

Six days after hundreds of supporters celebrated Laura Loomer’s win in the District 21 GOP primary at the Airport Hilton Hotel in West Palm Beach, the 27-year-old Islamophobic internet provocateur returned to the same stage amid a standing ovation.

The ‘fighting Islamophobia’ books for young adults

A girl being groomed to become a suicide bomber might not sound like the most child-friendly novel.

To beat Trump, the ‘good Muslim, bad Muslim’ messaging has to end

I spoke this week at the 2020 Democratic National Convention’s Interfaith Council meeting. As refreshing as it was to hear voices encouraging change from the last four years, it felt like some things were still being missed.Continue Reading

Latest News on Islamophobia

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Role of Media in pushing negative stereotypes of Muslims

The rise of anti-Muslim hatred across the globe is the ramification of the negative stereotypical depiction of the religion of Islam by the media.

Islamophobia surges amid lockdown warn civic leaders in north of England

Fears new Covid-19 restrictions announced on eve of Eid al-Adha may exacerbate community divisions Coronavirus – latest updates.

‘I have a right to be here’: German Muslims push back against Islamophobi

A practicing Muslim born and raised in Germany, she had begged her mother to let her wear the head covering.Continue Reading

Islamophobia is real. And it’s not going anywhere

Discrimination, Islamophobia and the Impact on Wellbeing

A monthly space for honest conversations, reflections and practical support around well being and happiness.

Temple event ‘celebration of Islamophobia’ – academic

An Indian-born academic says an event being held at an Auckland temple this evening is effectively a celebration of Islamophobia.

‘Nations with Islamophobia can’t protest H.Sofia move’

Western countries plagued by Islamophobia cannot balk at Turkey making Hagia Sofia a mosque again, says Malaysian politician.Continue Reading

We will stop Islamophobia. Together!

PRESS RELEASE – UK: Islamophobia conference to examine marriage of  convenience between Zionists and far right – IHRC

OPINION – Time to add Myanmar’s most influential genocidal monk

Sitagu to ICC List Sitagu offered scriptural justifications for ‘killing millions of non-Buddhists’

It’s NOT Islamophobia, It’s Incompetence!

I really feel sorry for the British Muslims who were given only a few hours’ notice that Eid was cancelled by this inept and incompetent government

Opposing Islamophobia in all of its intersections

Sidrah Ahmad-Chan and Niya Abdullahi are members of Rivers of Hope, an organization based in Toronto whose mission is “to dismantle Islamophobia, racism, and all related forms of oppression” in order “to create a safer and more equitable world for us all.Continue Reading

Latest News on Islamophobia

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

Say No to Islamophobia: Latest News on Islamophobia

Dealing with Islamophobia: Tips for Parents and Youth – Practical ...

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

Muslim lives matter: Latest breaking news on Islamophobia

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