Tag: Islamophobia

Islamophobia is on the rise in the US. But so is Islam

WUNC logo…According to a 2010 study by the Association of Religion Data Archives, the number of Muslims in America increased by 67 percent in the decade following the Sept. 11 attacks. There were 1 million Muslims in 2000; by 2010 that number increased to 2.6 million. By 2015, there were 3.3 million Muslims in the US. Other studies say conversion and immigration from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan are the main reasons for the dramatic increase….more: WUNC.ORG|

A TERRIBLE TRIP TO MASJID

A TERRIBLE TRIP TO MASJID (Mosque- a non-fiction-story. Dear fellow American, Imagine yourself  as  a Muslim….and: You are  driving your car  to the a  place of worship ( Mosque  or Masjid  )  and in your way you see the sign of  your peaceful and beloved  place, the…

Women Scholars of Hadith

History records few scholarly enterprises, at least before modern times, in which women have played an important and active role side by side with men. The science of hadith forms an outstanding exception in this respect. Islam, as a religion…

Report: Islamophobia is a multimillion-dollar industry

More than $200m was spent towards promoting “fear and hatred” of Muslims in the United States by various organisations between 2008 and 2013, according to a fresh joint report by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the University of California, Berkeley.

Released on Monday, the report identifies 74 groups, including feminist, Christian, Zionist and prominent news organisations, which either funded or fostered Islamophobia….more: .aljazeera.

What My Dad’s Kidnapping by Muslim Terrorists Taught Me About Islamophobia

 

“All of a sudden, this guy came and started shouting at us, ‘Are you Muslim? Are you Muslim?'”— Rabie Ayoub

I don’t think it does, and believe it’s important to provide some historical context for this kind of violence. Indeed, it’s increasingly crucial that we find answers to these questions, not only so we can try to politically address the problem of “radical Islam” in a way that makes sense, but because American Muslims are paying a very tangible price….more: .vice.com