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.

Muslim woman addresses in-depth what she calls an incident of Islamophobia in Stillwater

Twenty-four-year-old Sophia Rashid still had more to say about an encounter at the end of June in Stillwater.

Reports Melbourne coronavirus cluster originated at Eid party could stoke Islamophobia, Muslim leaders say

Media reports are ‘unfairly stigmatising the Muslim community’, vice- president of Islamic Council of Victoria says.

Book on Political Islamophobia in US Unveiled in Tehran

“Political Islamophobia at American Institutes: Battling the Power of Islamic Resistance” is the title of the book by University of Tehran Professor Hakimeh Saghaye-Biriya.

Debating Islamophobia

One of the known aspects of popular nationalism that is raging across Australia, North America and much of Europe is rejection of the ‘other’. Anyone who has a different colour, practises a different religion and comes from another country is considered to be an alien who is not compatible with the western way of life.

Britain’s contemporary Islamophobia spawns COVID-19 conspiracy theory

Admittedly, the virus has fueled anti-Chinese sentiment, especially in the U.S. and Europe. The media’s chief focus has thus far been Sinophobia, however, the spread of ambiguous conspiracy theories during these troubled times has also heightened the intolerance and discrimination against Muslim communities.

Muslim woman who found ‘ISIS’ written on her Target Starbucks cup speaks out: ‘I felt humiliated, I felt enraged, I felt belittled’

A Muslim woman found the name “ISIS” on her Starbucks drink at a Target store in St. Paul. The Council on American-Islamic Relations has called for firings, new staff training, and potential protests.

Australia: Muslim leaders fear rise of Islamophobia after Eid party is bamed for spread of virus

As Australia was hit by a second wave of coronavirus, local media reports stated that the country experienced a rise in number of cases due to an Eid party that took place in Melbourne.

What happened to Israel’s annexation plan?

For those who follow the Israeli-Palestinian conflict closely, July 1 has long been a date to watch. After the Trump administration presented a blueprint for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians earlier this year, Israel’s emboldened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would start the process of annexing parts of the West Bank starting on July 1. That day has now come and gone, but…nothing happened. Why?

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