Islamophobia

Tennessee Newspaper Apologizes For ‘Utterly Indefensible’ Anti-Muslim Ad

The full-page ad, which appeared in Sunday’s editions of The Tennessean and claimed “Islam” would detonate a nuclear device in Nashville, “should have never been published,” the editor said.
Muslim students say they are getting involved in interfaith activities to make campuses more hospitable [Photo credit: Mahvish Zakaib]

Can Muslim College Students Heal Divisions In The Us?

Amid rising Islamophobia, Muslim students show greater tendencies towards interfaith goodwill, a recent survey suggests.
Will Mandatory Face Masks End the Burqa Bans?

Will Mandatory Face Masks End The Burqa Bans?

As face coverings become the rule in public spaces, attitudes about head scarves may change.
Two Muslim women wearing protective masks stand on a side of the main road, in Colombo, Sri Lanka April 1, 2020 [Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters]

Sri Lanka Is Using Coronavirus To Stigmatise Muslims

Sri Lanka's decision to make cremations mandatory for COVID-19 victims is an act of institutionalised Islamophobia.

Far Right ‘Posed As Journalists To Spread Anti-Muslim Lies’

Far-right activists in the UK are posing as journalists to spread fake news about Muslims breaking coronavirus lockdown restrictions during Ramadan

Islamophobia Heard Loud And Clear In Canada’s Adhan Controversy

Cities exempting mosques from noise bylaws to allow the call to prayer during Ramadan have sparked a backlash in some quarters.

Indian Hospitals Refuse To Admit Muslims As Coronavirus Causes Islamophobia Surge

Two newborn babies died in Jharkhand and Rajasthan after hospitals refused to treat their Muslim mothers
DELHI, INDIA - 2020/03/31: suspected patients of the COVID-19 coronavirus wearing a face mask as a preventive measure, during the cordon and quarantine process.Police has cordoned off the Nizamuddin area that hosted an Islamic congregation and quarantined suspected patients of the COVID-19 coronavirus after several people that attended tested positive for the virus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (Photo by Amarjeet Kumar Singh/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

The Coronavirus Is Empowering Islamophobes — But Exposing The Idiocy Of Islamophobia

The coronavirus that is infecting people in almost every country and territory on Earth, has been weaponized by the far right to attack … Islam and Muslims?
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Republican In Iowa’s 2nd District Primary Calls For Islam’s Religious Status To Be Revoked

A Republican candidate for Iowa's 2nd Congressional District, whose platform calls for redefining Islam as "militant cultural imperialism seeking world domination," says he doesn't believe Islam is protected under the First Amendment.
Equality Labs, a South Asian digital human rights group based in the U.S., tracked hundreds of anti-Muslim hashtags.

Anti-Muslim Propaganda Is Seeping Into Online Discourse About The Coronavirus

Far-right groups and websites across the globe have taken advantage of people’s fears and vulnerabilities in order to push conspiracy theories and spread Islamophobic propaganda.

It Was Already Dangerous To Be Muslim In India. Then Came The Coronavirus

“Islamophobia has been transposed onto the coronavirus issue,” says Amir Ali, an assistant professor of political science at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi.

871 Attacks Reported Against Muslims In Germany In 2019

Some 871 attacks targeted the Muslim community in Germany last year, according to a report by a German daily Sunday.

Islamophobia-A Global Phenomenon

From Xinjiang to Germany: how did Islamophobia become a global phenomenon?
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Met Police Concedes Forcing Woman To Remove Hijab At Airport Was Wrong

Police have admitted that forcing Muslim women to remove their headscarves at UK airports could be unlawful, a practice likened by one victim to being made “to remove her top”.

Teacher Banned From Schools After Describing Islam As A ‘Vile Religion’

A disciplinary tribunal heard that Philip Turner made slurs in the classroom and in Facebook posts

Why Is Europe So Islamophobic?

There is a growing list of violent attacks on Muslims across Europe. Across the continent, Islamophobic organizations and individuals have been able to advance their agenda.

Muslim Council Urges Investigation Into Conservative Party

The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has renewed its call for an independent inquiry into accusations of Islamophobia in the Conservative Party, accusing it of failing to act.

Muslims Should Disarm Islamophobia With Kindness

The Quran has many verses that command a courteous response to even a terrible insult to Islam.

Racist German Shooter Tobias Rathjen In Hanau Exposes The Global Network Of Hate

Tobias Rathjen killed nine people of migrant backgrounds in Hanau's laid-back shisha bars, then shot his mother and himself.

Ryanair Boss Calls For Extra Checks On Muslim Men At Airports

Michael O'Leary sparks outrage after suggesting Muslim men should be singled out for extra scrutiny at airports.
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Brother Of Chapel Hill Victim Continues His Legacy

It's been five years since the Chapel Hill shooting, when three Muslim college students were killed. The brother of one of the victims talk about continuing their enduring legacy.