Although anti-Muslim sentiments certainly existed long before 2001, the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the response to them intensified anti-Muslim tropes, namely the presumption that Islam is inherently violent or that Muslims have a propensity for terrorism. Since 9/11, specific individuals have turned Islamophobia into an industry, scapegoating Muslims to further their own agendas.
Board members discuss two issues, which are on the rise in Western societies.
Global community should work to ensure that Holocaust, Bosnia, Rwanda tragedies are never repeated, says Turkish president.
In recent years, Islamophobia has been spreading across the world, stretching from eastern countries like China to western countries such as Europe and the United States.
To guard against anti-Muslim policies in the future, the United States must finally reckon with its long history of Muslim discrimination.
Prof. Harbans Mukhia and Dr. Audrey Truschke, and a prominent political scientist Dr. Shamsul Islam, came together during a webinar on the subject of “Examining Muslims in Indian History,” to emphasize the shared heritage of all South Asians and to reject myths that are fueling Islamophobia in India.
Kashmiris facing state terrorism simply because they are Muslims, says leader of Pakistani-administered Kashmir.