Discrimination, Islamophobia and the Impact on Wellbeing
A monthly space for honest conversations, reflections and practical support around well being and happiness.
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
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
Why does Islamophobia exist in Muslim-majority countries?
Growing Islamophobia is not just a phenomenon in Western Europe, in the Balkans where the continents largest number of Muslims are, it’s also a problem.
Indonesian Muslim scholars worried by Europe Islamophobia
West needs greater understanding of pluralism, says Muslim scholar, illustrating Islamophobia across world.
Ankara, EU can work against Islamophobia: Turkey
Turkey ready to support EU efforts to achieve equality for Muslims, other religious communities, says Turkish official.Continue Reading
MPs fear rise in Islamophobia as mosques in England reopen
Call for police to tighten security after increase in racism during pandemic.
Top Pentagon policy nominee has a history of Islamophobic and offensive comments
The White House’s nominee for a top position at the Pentagon has a history of making Islamophobic and inflammatory remarks against prominent Democratic politicians, including falsely calling former President Barack Obama a Muslim.
I’m a Black American Muslim. After the killing of George Floyd, I hope that my community will speak out against injustices faced by Black people
A Muslim woman wears a face mask that reads: “Black lives matter more than white feelings” at a protest rally against racism following the recent death of George Floyd in the USA on May 31.Continue Reading
Black Lives Matter
The killing of George Floyd happened in the United States, but this could have just about happened anywhere in the world.
‘Nasir’ review: Karthick’s film shows daily Islamophobia without the stereotypes
The Indie filmmaker, Arun Karthick, deftly dodges stereotypes of victimhood that occur too often when cinema talks about oppression.
Austria’s rising Islamophobia worries EU experts
The high level of anti-Muslim hatred in Austria is a rising concern, according to an expert commission of the Council of Europe.Continue Reading
Moulsham Street gin bar in Chelmsford given license despite Islamophobia concerns from nearby mosque
The Only Way is Gin will be able to serve alcohol as late as 2am.
Mosque member speaks out against recent hate crimes that ‘heavily impact communities’
People might see incidents like these as minor things but they can be turned into big problems’.
From Orientalism To Islamophobia: Anti-Muslim Rhetoric And The Rise Of Hate Crimes In America
The terms Islam, Arab, and Middle Eastern have long been conflated with each other, and are increasingly depicted in an unfavorable light.Continue Reading
Fact Check: Did Justin Trudeau speak against Islamophobia in this year’s Eid message?
A video clip of a speech by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wishing people on Eid al-Fitr and speaking about his government’s resolution to fight against Islamophobia has gone viral on social media. India Today Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) has found the speech to be from last year’s Eid.
Maldives urges against singling out nations for Islamophobia
The Maldives has urged to refrain from singling out nations for Islamophobia in South Asia, citing that it could affect “religious harmony”.Continue Reading