It’s my choice. It’s my life – I am muslim

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NYC Women Targeted in Anti-Muslim Attack Spree, 1 Suffers Broken Nose: Cops 

Both women had been walking with men at the times they were attacked. In both cases, the women appeared to be the targets of the beatings. One ended up with a fractured nose

Spain: Racist murder of Moroccan provokes outrage 

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

Alberta NDP demands Jason Kenney apologize for federal niqab policy as he denies ever supporting it 

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

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French mosque vandalized with Islamophobic graffiti

French Muslim organizations on Tuesday strongly condemned vandalism of an under-construction mosque in Strasbourg with Islamophobic graffiti.

France: Protest in Paris over anti-Muslim draft law

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.

JAILED: Man threatened to kill Muslims, burn a mosque, and bomb council property during 999 call

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.

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Let’s Fight Islamophobia Together

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UK: ‘One in four’ Muslims experience Islamophobia in Labour Party 

Report finds anti-Muslim sentiment within party ranks, with members and supporters called ‘terrorists’ and ‘foreigners’

‘Moved by Islamophobia’, Rajasthan youth applied for Islamic Studies MA in Kashmir, made history 

Shubham Yadav, 21, is the first non-Muslim and non-Kashmir resident to top the all-India entrance exam for a Master’s course in Islamic Studies at Central University of Kashmir

France’s Jean-Luc Melenchon Condemns Political Islamophobia 

French MP and presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon decries “disguised” hatred against Muslims

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“Collective Against Islamophobia in France” may be banned as an extremist organization 

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.

French state exploits murder to attack Muslims 

The murder and beheading of teacher Samuel Paty in France last week was appalling. It must not be used to deepen Islamophobia and racism.

Islamophobia, Turkophobia Armenia’s main disease, says Turkish presidential administration 

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.

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Turkey accuses France’s Macron of ‘sowing Islamophobia’ 

‘Scapegoating Islam, Muslims for failures of French Republic is far cry from rational policy,’ says Turkish spokesman

PM Trudeau condemns Islamophobia after threats to Toronto mosque

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

Recycled Tropes and the Persistence of Islamophobia in American Films 

While the Bush administration manufactured Islamophobia, the Trump administration seeks to normalize it…

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The Tribute In Light shines above the skyline of Manhattan on the eve of the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, as seen from Jersey City, New Jersey, US, Sept 10, 2020 [Mike Segar/Reuters]

Islamophobia in the US presidential election

Biden is not an anti-Islamophobia candidate. Just take a look at Obama’s legacy.

Klau Center hosts speaker on Islamophobia

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.

Is Islamophobia the ‘Last Acceptable Form of Prejudice?’

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

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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

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‘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

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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