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
An Islamic institute in the French town of Martigues was defaced with Islamophobic and racist inscriptions on Sunday, in the fourth anti-Muslim incident this year
People across Spain are calling for more to be done to address racism in the country after the brutal murder of a Moroccan immigrant in the southern region of Murcia
There’s a push to have Alberta Premier Jason Kenney join his former federal colleagues in apologizing for a controversial niqab policy that was introduced a decade ago
French Muslim organizations on Tuesday strongly condemned vandalism of an under-construction mosque in Strasbourg with Islamophobic graffiti.
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.
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.