Islamophobia and roots of extremism

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The aftermath of the recent terrorist attack in Christ Church, New Zealand, has restored many people’s faith in humanity. For this Prime Minister Jacinda Arden deserves special credit. However, the general public, too, showed admiarable solidarity with the vicitms of the attack and their families. Telecasting the Firday call for prayers the very next week was a wonderful gesture to promote peace, harmony and unity. No wonder, Prime Minster Ardern has been named among Time magazine’s list of 100 most influential people. Acknowledging her empathy with the affected people and her effective handling of the crisis, London Mayor Sadiq Khan noted: “Not only is she delivering such swift action on gun control, she has sent a powerful message around the world about our shared values that those who seek to divide us will never succeed.”Continue Reading

3-day conference on anti-Muslim racism kicks off in Istanbul

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The second edition of the international conference on Islamophobia kicked off in Istanbul on Friday. Featuring scholars from Turkey and abroad, the conference organized by the Center for Islam and Global Affairs (CIGA) at Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University (IZU) focused on “Islamophobia’s role in different contexts, and its discourse and geopolitics.”Continue Reading

Donald Trump Isn’t Playing Games With Ilhan Omar—He’s Inciting Violence

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he most fair reading of president Donald Trump’s persistent attacks on Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is that the president has entered the Henry II phase of his tyranny. During one of his disputes with Archbishop Thomas Beckett, Henry II is said to have exclaimed, “Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?” (he didn’t really say it that way)—and, later, four knights assassinated Thomas Beckett, believing they were acting on the king’s orders. One assumes that our barely literate, intellectually incurious, spiritually bankrupt president has never heard the story, but one imagines he’d like it if Stephen Miller read it to him at bedtime.Continue Reading

UK Muslims call for action against rising Islamophobia

UK Muslims call for action against rising Islamophobia

Anti-Muslim hate crimes in UK have risen almost 600% since New Zealand terror attacks.

Muslims are calling for action from the British government after a nearly 600% rise in Islamophobic hate crimes in the U.K. following last month’s New Zealand terrorist attacks.Continue Reading