Islamophobia in the media
Covid-19 has highlighted more than ever the power of the media which, as an outlet of mass communication, has the potential to influence opinion both consciously and unconsciously. The media in any form can shape, confirm and deny our deepest convictions and suspicions. Taj Ali.
MSNBC’s Joy Reid under fire for ‘casual Islamophobia’
Primetime MSNBC host Joy Reid on Tuesday drew condemnation from Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for how the host framed a question on her Monday night show.
Living closer to Muslims might be a cure for Islamophobia
A study of attitudes of Non-Muslims who live in proximity to Muslims in Sydney and Melbourne found they are less likely to mistrust Muslims and are more likely to be tolerant of difference.Continue Reading
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
How GOP House candidate Laura Loomer explains her history of hate-speech, Islamophobia
Six days after hundreds of supporters celebrated Laura Loomer’s win in the District 21 GOP primary at the Airport Hilton Hotel in West Palm Beach, the 27-year-old Islamophobic internet provocateur returned to the same stage amid a standing ovation.
The ‘fighting Islamophobia’ books for young adults
A girl being groomed to become a suicide bomber might not sound like the most child-friendly novel.
To beat Trump, the ‘good Muslim, bad Muslim’ messaging has to end
I spoke this week at the 2020 Democratic National Convention’s Interfaith Council meeting. As refreshing as it was to hear voices encouraging change from the last four years, it felt like some things were still being missed.Continue Reading
Role of Media in pushing negative stereotypes of Muslims
The rise of anti-Muslim hatred across the globe is the ramification of the negative stereotypical depiction of the religion of Islam by the media.
Islamophobia surges amid lockdown warn civic leaders in north of England
Fears new Covid-19 restrictions announced on eve of Eid al-Adha may exacerbate community divisions Coronavirus – latest updates.
‘I have a right to be here’: German Muslims push back against Islamophobi
A practicing Muslim born and raised in Germany, she had begged her mother to let her wear the head covering.Continue Reading
Discrimination, Islamophobia and the Impact on Wellbeing
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Temple event ‘celebration of Islamophobia’ – academic
An Indian-born academic says an event being held at an Auckland temple this evening is effectively a celebration of Islamophobia.
‘Nations with Islamophobia can’t protest H.Sofia move’
Western countries plagued by Islamophobia cannot balk at Turkey making Hagia Sofia a mosque again, says Malaysian politician.Continue Reading
OPINION – Time to add Myanmar’s most influential genocidal monk
Sitagu to ICC List Sitagu offered scriptural justifications for ‘killing millions of non-Buddhists’
It’s NOT Islamophobia, It’s Incompetence!
I really feel sorry for the British Muslims who were given only a few hours’ notice that Eid was cancelled by this inept and incompetent government
Opposing Islamophobia in all of its intersections
Sidrah Ahmad-Chan and Niya Abdullahi are members of Rivers of Hope, an organization based in Toronto whose mission is “to dismantle Islamophobia, racism, and all related forms of oppression” in order “to create a safer and more equitable world for us all.Continue Reading
‘You don’t belong here’ – Islamophobia concerns as report finds racism experienced by 80% of Muslims in the North East
There are concerns around the rising levels of Islamophobia faced by people across the North East everyday.
Joe Biden wants Islam taught more in schools, decries ‘rise in Islamophobia’
Democrat presidential hopeful Joe Biden said Monday that he wants schools in the U.S. to teach more about Islam and claimed that there is an “unconscionable rise in Islamophobia” under the Trump administration.
How lockdown community spirit could help tackle Islamophobia in the North East
A report, produced by Newcastle University, Northumbria University and TellMAMA (Measuring Anti-Muslim Attacks), shows that nearly 70% of Muslims experience anti-Muslim racism regularly.Continue Reading
Delineating Islamophobia: Anti-Muslim racism in West
Islamophobia is an emerging term in the social sciences and has been a pivotal concern of many states after the incident of 9/11.
We need to junk the idea of ‘Islamophobia’
Those who throw around this term are enforcing a new blasphemy law.
Indonesian Muslim scholars worried by Europe Islamophobia
West needs greater understanding of pluralism, says Muslim scholar, illustrating Islamophobia across world.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading