Islamophobia in the media
Covid-19 has highlighted more than ever the power of the media which, as an outlet of mass communication, has the potential to influence opinion both consciously and unconsciously. The media in any form can shape, confirm and deny our deepest convictions and suspicions. Taj Ali.
MSNBC’s Joy Reid under fire for ‘casual Islamophobia’
Primetime MSNBC host Joy Reid on Tuesday drew condemnation from Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for how the host framed a question on her Monday night show.
Living closer to Muslims might be a cure for Islamophobia
A study of attitudes of Non-Muslims who live in proximity to Muslims in Sydney and Melbourne found they are less likely to mistrust Muslims and are more likely to be tolerant of difference.Continue Reading
‘You don’t belong here’ – Islamophobia concerns as report finds racism experienced by 80% of Muslims in the North East
There are concerns around the rising levels of Islamophobia faced by people across the North East everyday.
Joe Biden wants Islam taught more in schools, decries ‘rise in Islamophobia’
Democrat presidential hopeful Joe Biden said Monday that he wants schools in the U.S. to teach more about Islam and claimed that there is an “unconscionable rise in Islamophobia” under the Trump administration.
How lockdown community spirit could help tackle Islamophobia in the North East
A report, produced by Newcastle University, Northumbria University and TellMAMA (Measuring Anti-Muslim Attacks), shows that nearly 70% of Muslims experience anti-Muslim racism regularly.Continue Reading
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
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
A fundraising email by left-wing political-action committee Democracy for America calls on people to “chip in whatever you can to stand with her and Ilhan as they continue to fight for justice for all.”Continue Reading
In the latest violation of the International Convention on the Rights of the Child, Israeli authorities on Monday issued a summons for a 3-year-old child to be brought to the Jerusalem police station for interrogation. During an invasion of the East Jerusalem neighborhood of al-‘Isawiya Monday night, Israeli forces stormed the home of 3-year old Mohammad Rabi ‘Alian, and handed a summons to his parents for him to appear the following day for interrogation about possible stone throwing.Continue Reading
Syrian state media says Israel targeted Tel Al-Hara, a Syrian army base where Western intelligence sources have previously estimated presence of Iranian-back militias.Continue Reading
He added that liberating Golan and restoring it from the Israeli occupation, through all means which are guaranteed by the international law, is a priority for Syria.Continue Reading
The global community has to give its commitment to resolve the occupation in Palestine, if the Middle East region is to have a shot at becoming stable, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.Continue Reading