Tag: Counter

Thanks, but a ‘Love a Muslim Day’ isn’t enough to counter Islamophobia

A Muslim woman wearing a hijab talks on her mobile phone.Muslim women were picked out and slotted in a special category – as we’re used to – with points being offered to those who pulled off hijabs from women’s heads.

There may not have been a major incident, but “Punish a Muslim Day” did what it was designed to do – strike fear in the hearts of individual Muslims and those already being impacted by hate crime and racism.more:  theguardian

Dark Prince or Ayatollah Mike Headed the CIA’s Counter Terrorism Center.

Michael D’Andrea (aka Langley’s Dark Prince or Ayatollah Mike for his conversion to Islam) headed the CIA’s Counter Terrorism Center. He was involved in extraordinary rendition and torture prison activities, along with its drone operations – instruments of state terror, largely killing civilians, few so-called high-value terrorist targets, the alleged purpose of their missions….MORE: greanvillepost.com

Democracy Must Change to Counter Islam: Pell

Archbishop George Pell at St Mary s Cathedral, Sydney. Islam could be the communism of the 21st century if the West does not reform its secular democracy, Australia’s leading Catholic has said in a speech in the United States. Cardinal…

A Group to Counter Anti-Islam Sentiment

By DAVID LEPESKA As anti-Muslim rhetoric rises locally and nationally — some of it fueled by the presidential campaign — a group of Chicago-area Muslims is battling back, using tactics including a television ad campaign and public forums against bigotry.…