Tag: Islamophobia

NEW! Islamophobia in the 2014 Election

election2CAIR’s 2014 Election Report is an overview of Islamophobic rhetoric employed on the campaign trail during the 2014 midterm elections. The most significant anti-Islam action of the 2014 mid-term election, Alabama’s Amendment 1, was approved by voters. Alabama is the eighth state to approve a law intended to vilify Islam. A Harris poll conducted prior to the election found that “just over half” of Americans would not vote for a Muslim candidate.

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Bill Maher’s horrible excuse: Why his defense of Islamophobia just doesn’t make any sense!!!

Bill Maher’s horrible excuse: Why his defense of Islamophobia just doesn’t make any sense

For all his odes to liberal ideals, Maher’s latest effort to demonize Muslims reveals a disturbing, illiberal truth.

….In his interview with CNN, Aslan, a professor of religion, was forced into an apologetic stance in whichbilllll he sought to elicit a recognition that Muslims are diverse in their outlooks and beliefs, despite being persistently dismissed by both skeptical CNN interviewers.

The discussion subsequently continued without Aslan, his voice having largely been ignored until that point anyway, but what was telling was that his contribution was recast as a hostile and angry response by a third CNN presenter, Chris Cuomo: “His tone was angry. He wound up kind of demonstrating what people are fearful about when they think of the faith in the first place, which is the hostility of it.”  more:  salon.

A leading Evangelical magazine is calling for the destruction of Islam. It’s not the outlier we might like to think

Why right-wing Christians are actively promoting genocide

A leading Evangelical magazine is calling for the destruction of Islam. It’s not the outlier we might like to think

Why right-wing Christians are actively promoting genocide

Recently, Charisma magazine, a major media outlet for evangelical and Pentecostal Christians, published an open call to genocide. The article in question, titled “Why I Am Absolutely Islamaphobic” [sic] and written by Gary Cass, begins with the premise that “every true follower of Mohammed” wants to “subjugate and murder” non-Muslims, and therefore it’s impossible for Christians to live together peacefully with them.more salon.com

Islamophobia: Understanding Anti-Muslim Sentiment in the West

Islamophobia affects more than a small fringe group of Muslims. Through various research vehicles andPOLL gallup ISLAMOPHOPIA global polling efforts, Gallup has collected a wealth of data detailing public opinion about various aspects of respect, treatment, and tolerance relative to Muslims worldwide. This brief serves as a snapshot of opinion and thought displayed by people from multiple countries, regions, and communities – findings that chronicle perceptions associated with Islamophobia globally.

Respect and Fair Treatment

Globally, many Muslims report not feeling respected by those in the West. Significant percentages of several Western countries share this sentiment, saying that the West does not respect Muslim societies. Specifically, 52% of Americans and 48% of Canadians say the West does not respect Muslim societies. Smaller percentages of Italian, French, German, and British respondents agree. more gallup.com

MyJihad Ad Campaign Now on Chicago Buses!

 A Muslim man with prayer beads and a Jewish man with Hebrew/English on his shirt that reads “If not now, when?” (famous statement by Hilel the Elder) building friendships Jihad has to do with making friendship across the isle: MORE AT: myjihad.org/…

“9/11 Revisited – Seeking the Truth”.

According to CBS news (Dan Rather, January 28, 2002), “Enemy Number One” was admitted to the urology ward of a Pakistani military hospital in Rawalpindi on September 10, 2001, courtesy of America’s indefectible ally Pakistan. Rawalpindi is the Headquarters of the Pakistani…

Anti-Islam Film-maker Back in Jail

The California man behind an anti-Muslim film that roiled the Islamic world was sentenced Wednesday to a year in prison for violating his probation stemming from a 2010 bank fraud conviction by lying about his identity.   U.S. District Court…