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
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
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
A Muslim in Bristol: We should all abide by the same standards of civility
Defining anti-Muslim hate is not a threat to free speech, says Farooq Siddique
Is Islamophobia on the rise in the UK?
In the shadows of the Brexit vote and a new movement toward nationalism, the U.K. has seen a significant increase in the number of hate crimes against Muslims in the past few years.Continue Reading
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Nazia Kazi, assistant professor of anthropology at Stockton University in New Jersey, spoke to Sacramento State students Tuesday evening about her book “Islamophobia, Race and Global Politics.”Continue Reading
Sussex County officials are investigating a series of racist and offensive tweets and memes shared on the county’s Republican party’s Twitter account.
The county’s Republican committee chairman Jerry Scanlan is “under scrutiny” for the tweets that targeted Democratic congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, whom President Trump recently suggested they should be deported, NJ.com reports.Continue Reading