Islamophobia

What is meant to divide should unite

The Finsbury Park Mosque attack was another manifestation of Islamophobia that has gripped Britain and many other western countries including the US in recent times. Reportedly, there has been a fivefold increase in hate crimes against Muslims in London after the London Bridge attack. There has been a similar spike in incidence of hate crimes against Muslims in the US, particularly after January 20, 2017.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

In Southeast Asia, social media preachers under the spotlight

Indonesian preacher Abdul Somad Batubara has been in the headlines for being denied entry into Singapore over his extremist teachings.

June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017

What is meant to divide should unite

The Finsbury Park Mosque attack was another manifestation of Islamophobia that has gripped Britain and many other western countries including the US in recent times. Reportedly, there has been a fivefold increase in hate crimes against Muslims in London after the London Bridge attack. There has been a similar spike in incidence of hate crimes against Muslims in the US, particularly after January 20, 2017.

April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016

Student removed from flight after speaking Arabic

A University of California, Berkeley student who came to the US as an Iraqi refugee was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight after he spoke in Arabic.

December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

Interview: How perilous is the threat to Muslims in the US

Since the deadly Paris attacks and San Bernadino shootings, a widespread backlash against Muslims in US has been reported.To understand the narratives around Islam and Muslims in US, Raza Rumi speaks to Dr Akbar S. Ahmed, who is the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University.

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Embargo, Islamophobia and neo-fascist retreat

Abolt from the blue has hit Bangladesh as if we didn't have a plateful on our hands already: SMS threats to some Christian bishops as

December 9, 2015
December 9, 2015

Trump's irresponsible utterances

We are constrained that the irresponsible comments coming out of some GOP presidential hopefuls have only helped to spawn Islamophobia in the USA...

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

Trump urges US ban on Muslim arrivals

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has called for a halt to Muslims entering the US, in the wake of the deadly California shootings.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

Young Muslim’s defiant letter toTrump goes viral

After GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump proposed a plan that would require Muslims to wear ID badges in the US, one young Muslim girl came up with a great response.