The Hagia Sophia Mosque in the Netherlands’ Amsterdam was vandalized Sunday night for the second time since last year. According to the National Vision Federation, the windows of the mosque, which is affiliated with the federation, were broken with a beer bottle
Protesters gathered in Paris on Sunday to demonstrate against a proposed law that they said was discriminatory toward Muslims. The crowd gathered in the Trocadero Square against the bill dubbed Charter of Republican Values.
A man who threatened to murder Muslims, burn down a mosque, and bomb local council buildings in Ebbw Vale, Wales, has been given a six-month prison sentence. 45-year-old Robert Armstrong had made the threats during a 999 call he made on November 24 last year, according to the South Wales Argus. He was remanded in custody last year.
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.
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”.
The Islamic group “Collective Against Islamophobia in France” had launched a slander campaign and had pronounced a fatwa on the French teacher who was killed in an attack last Friday, reports the French Gérald Darmanin (Interior) on Monday.
Islamophobia and Turkophobia are Armenia’s main diseases and, apparently, the authorities of this country do not want to get rid of them, a source in the Turkish presidential administration told Trend.
The National Council of Canadian Muslims says a downtown mosque received several violent emails on the weekend containing threats to kill Muslims and referenced two mosques in New Zealand where a gunman killed 51 people in 2019
The Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights hosted Dalia Mogahed, Director of Research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) in Washington D.C., to speak about Islamophobia on Friday as a part of their Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary lecture series.
A round the world, From China and India to the U.K. and U.S., reports of hate crimes against Muslims are increasing. In the case of Uighurs and Rohingya Muslims, there is evidence of ethnic cleansing.Continue Reading