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
‘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
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
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
Why Arabs are speaking out against Islamophobia in India
Anger in Gulf region as right-wingHindus target Muslims, accusing them of a ‘conspiracy’ to spread coronavirus.
A Note to the Gay Community IN THE GLOBAL NORTH On Islamophobia
Shahmir Sanni argues that too many selectively use homophobia to justify prejudice against Muslims, who are themselves a unique focus of global hatred.
Coronavirus: conspiracy theories and fake videos fuel rise in Islamophobia
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
Trump claimed, without evidence, that mosques could get special treatment in the coronavirus lockdown — prompting accusations of Islamophobia
President Donald Trump on Saturday claimed that mosques might be receiving special treatment in the coronavirus lockdown — a claim critics say will stir Islamophobic hostility towards Muslims.
Opinion: How Islamophobia originated in the west?
Ahmad Ali Naqvi, lecturer in Political Science at PU, offers an interesting critique of a recently published article, by Saleha Anwar, in Global Village Space (GVS). He argues that Islamophobia is the result of several factors ranging from abrupt end to the Cold War and the rise of identity politics in the west. Will be an interesting and provocative read for students of Political Science, International Relations and CSS aspirants.Continue Reading
Coronavirus pandemic being exploited to fuel Islamophobia
British counterterrorism police are investigating far-right groups accused of using the coronavirus crisis to fuel anti-Muslim sentiment.
Islamophobia cannot be dismissed as ‘free speech’
Islamophobia should not be minimised or seen as a lesser form of hate or discrimination.
Turkish family receives racist ‘coronavirus-infected’ letter as Islamophobia grows in Germany
The incident came just after German police announced they don’t believe the perpetrator of the terrorist attacks in Hanau was a far-right extremist.Continue Reading
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