‘We must be awake to dangerous rhetoric, actions, we should send clear message regarding our red lines,’ says Cavusoglu.
More than a quarter of Muslim members and supporters of the Labour Party have experienced Islamophobia within the ranks of the party, a report from the Labour Muslim Network (LMN) claims. With some members or supporters being referred to as “terrorists” or “foreigners”, others have been accused of plotting to “takeover” the party. Some have even been subjected to stereotypes about “grooming gangs”.
Government’s Misguided Move Part of Security Drift Endangering Liberties.
The long-awaited Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Terrorist Attack on Christchurch Mosques is out, and some of its findings confirm what New Zealand Muslims have known for a long time: that the agencies responsible for national security grossly underestimated the threat of rising Islamophobia and repeatedly ignored the safety concerns of Muslims.
France targets the capital’s only school catering to Muslims amid a wider crackdown on the country’s 4.5 million Muslim population.
Germany’s AfD party claims its critical attitude towards Islam is religious criticism and hence falls under the right to freedom of expression. Yet the party fails to back its claim with convincing arguments, writes social scientist Ulrich Paffrath from the Frankfurt-based Academy for Islam in Research and Society in this feature for Qantara.de