Islamophobia

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.

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.