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.
The 2019 report, commissioned by the Observatory of Islamophobia in Luxembourg (OIL), said Islamophobia frequently goes unreported in the Grand Duchy, with just 7% of cases formally or informally reported
ON Sept 17, 2015 at a campaign rally in New Hampshire, a man in the audience shouted to Donald Trump, “We have a problem in this country; it’s called Muslims”; Trump nodded, said “right” and “we need this question”
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.
Communities coming together to help those in need has been a strong theme of the COVID-19 pandemic. But at the same time that many people are seemingly appreciating those around them, our new research has found that COVID-19 has led to a rise in online Islamophobic hate speech.Continue Reading
A plague of threats and attacks on religious people and institutions in Canada is challenging believers to stand up for one another, faith leaders said in the wake of a new Statistics Canada report on hate crimes.Continue Reading