Islamophobia

Moving Past Inshallah: What Muslims Want To See In A Biden Presidency

For the last 20 years, American Muslims have been on a cruel roller coaster ride with presidential candidates and the two major political parties in general.

Why Muslims Experience More Discrimination Than Other Faith Groups In America

A new study found Muslims experience up to eight times the discrimination that other religious people do at airports, job interviews and other settings.
Rana Elasmar, who was attacked while she was heavily pregnant in November 2019, arrives with her husband at court in Sydney on October 1.

Australian Man Jailed After Stomping On Pregnant Muslim Woman

An Australian man who punched and stomped on a pregnant Muslim woman has been sentenced to three years in prison.
Members of a militia stand in the Capitol Hill building in Lansing, Michigan on April 30, 2020 [Seth Herald/Reuters]

Today’s America Reminds Me Of 1990s Bosnia And Herzegovina

A Bosnian genocide survivor compare today’s America to 1990s Bosnia and Herzegovina.

There’s A Social Pandemic Poisoning Europe: Hatred Of Muslims

If anti-Muslim prejudice is not targeted, steps to counter racism in Europe in the wake of BLM protests will be meaningless.

At Homeland Security, Anti-Muslim Activist Katharine Gorka Maintained Ties With Islamophobes

Gorka worked on CVE programs, which have faced increased allegations of anti-Muslim bias under Trump, FOIA documents show.
President Barack Obama speaks as he hosts an Iftar dinner during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington on July 14, 2014 [File: AP/Charles Dharapak]

Islamophobia In The Us Presidential Election

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

The Cost Of Worshiping At One Minnesota Mosque

Dar Al Farooq sought federal grants to protect the mosque and school from threats and harassment. The money didn’t come until an assault near the building landed an imam in the hospital.

Is Islamophobia The ‘Last Acceptable Form Of Prejudice?’

Around 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.

Joy Reid Is Plain Wrong, Muslims Are Some Of Our Most Peaceful Citizens

Joy Reid compared President Donald Trump’s seeming support for those committing violence at protests to “the way Muslims act.”
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Who Is Laura Loomer?

Laura described Islam as a "cancer on humanity" and said that Muslim candidates should not be allowed to hold office in America. She has called herself a "proud Islamophobe."

Charlie Hebdo Republishes Cartoons Of Prophet Muhammad That Prompted 2015 Attack

The decision by the French satirical magazine to recirculate cartoons about the Prophet Muhammad and Islam coincides with the start of a long-awaited trial for the attack that killed 11 of its staff.

Pro-Trump Islamophobe Just Won A Congressional Primary

A Far-Right Activist Banned From Social Media Just Won A Republican Nomination.
People sit while social distancing inside Manchester Central Mosque, northern England, on July 31.

Muslims Are Being Blamed For England’s Coronavirus Outbreaks

Coronavirus conspiracy theorists have spread baseless rumors online since the beginning of the pandemic. Muslims are now being blamed for spreading Covid-19 in England.
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Stephen Miller, One Of The “Architect” Of The Muslim Ban, Added To Extremists List By SPLC

Stephen Miller is credited with shaping the racist immigration policies of President Trump, which include the zero-tolerance policy, also known as family separation, the Muslim ban and ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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.