Federal lawmakers are calling on the government to convene an emergency summit on Islamophobia by the end of July…more: montreal
The Center for American Progress has rel;eased a report entitled “Fear Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America.” The report exposes how 7 funders have given $43 million over 10 years to a small, inter-connected group of individuals and…
“An audience in Wales will be told tonight of one of the most extraordinary acts of humanitarianism seen anywhere in wartime Europe – the rescue of 2,000 Jews from Nazi persecution by a group of Albanian Muslims. Martin Shipton reports…
Two newborn babies have died after hospitals refused to admit their Muslim mothers amid a surge in coronavirus-related Islamophobia in India.
In Jharkhand state, a Muslim woman miscarried after she was barred from receiving treatment in MGM Hospital in the city of Jamshedpur….MORE: telegraph
This paper explores the intersectionality of race and Islamophobia by using a set of empirical data relating to the experiences of American Muslims and non-Muslims in the United States. Through a multi-tiered methodology, the paper reveals how racialization processes interact with Islamophobic discourses and actions in American society. Specifically, the dataset is anchored in U.S. public perceptions of American Muslims, hate crime incidents against Muslims and non-Muslims, and the institutionalization of Islamophobia…more” PDF The Racialization of Islam in the United States: Islamophobia, Hate Crimes, and “Flying while Brown”
The Washington Post as an experiment in context, perception and priorities — as well as an unblinking assessment of public taste: In a banal setting at an inconvenient time, would beauty transcend?…more: .washingtonpost
The left is saturated with pundits and self-styled public intellectuals who disseminate discourses that Islam is monolithic; that Muslims must choose between liberal principles and their faith, and, echoing the college student I encountered at in March, a religion that is in need of “reform”….. more: theguardian
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
Social Justice Blogging – What to do if you are witnessing Islamophobic harassment more: http://knowyourmeme.com/photos/1165133-social-justice-blogging