Islamophobia is an emerging term in the social sciences and has been a pivotal concern of many states after the incident of 9/11.
Those who throw around this term are enforcing a new blasphemy law.
West needs greater understanding of pluralism, says Muslim scholar, illustrating Islamophobia across world.
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.
“At 14 years old, I learned that membership in the United States is not permanent,” Nazita Lajevardi, Ph.D., J.D., wrote in Outsiders at Home: The Politics of American Islamophobia (Cambridge University Press, 2020). In the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001, this daughter of Iranian immigrants saw Muslim women remove their hijabs and Muslim families put American flag stickers on their cars. “My community immediately camouflaged as they waited for the heightened scrutiny on us to dissipate,” she wrote.
Some instances of Johnson’s Islamophobia go unnoticed by almost all UK media outlets, such as the recent finding that he wrote of the genocide in Bosnia: “All right, I say, the fate of Srebrenica was appalling. But they weren’t exactly angels, these Muslims.”
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.”
Muslim woman addresses in-depth what she calls an incident of Islamophobia in StillwaterTwenty-four-year-old Sophia Rashid still had more to say about an encounter at the end of June in Stillwater.
In the 19th century, Christians had serious weight in the world demographically. In 1950, with the Cold War in full swing, the size of the Christian population had reached 960 million, while the Muslim population numbered 408 million. By the end of the Cold War in 1990, the Christian population was at 1.748 billion, while the Muslim population had just passed 1 billion.
With the legitimacy of democratic institutions at stake, global democracy supporters can no longer overlook systemic racism when assessing democratic performance.
There is an ongoing war against truth in America and it is being led by Israel’s most extreme supporters, including the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), which limits its fight against racism and bigotry in order to exclude Israel’s crimes from its crusade.