Islamophobia

India’s Far-Right Government Honors Convicted Killers Who Lynch Muslim Meat Traders

July 18, 2018

An elite Harvard-educated minister from India’s ruling Hindu-nationalist party BJP, Jayant Sinha, put garland around the necks of convicted killers who lynched a Muslim meat trader. Journalist Sidharth Bhatia emphasizes that the upper class is the political base for the rising far right

French Politicians Shift Blame for Anti-Semitism onto Muslims

French Politicians Shift Blame for Anti-Semitism onto Muslims

May 1, 2018

French politicians and celebrities signed a manifesto blaming French Muslims for anti-semitism in France. Yasser Louati addresses the hypocrisy in France’s human-rights discourse

India’s Far-Right PM Modi Meets Protests in London

April 22, 2018

While India’s Hindu-nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to Britain to sign a free trade deal, activist Amrit Wilson says the BJP government is stoking communal and sexual violence against women, Muslims, and Dalits

The Rise of American Islamophobia

April 4, 2018

Author Khaled Beydoun discusses the distinct forms of anti-Muslim and anti-Arab sentiments in America–where Islamophobia has a very specific and particular history–and how politicians capitalize on this fear of Islam to mobilize and galvanize voters

Trump Takes Post-9/11 Islamophobia to New Lows

December 3, 2017

President Trump has caused outrage for retweeting three anti-Muslim videos from the fringe right-wing group Britain First. We speak to Aymann Ismail, whose new Slate series “Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?” explores Muslim identity and Islamophobia

Poland’s Far Right Gains Strength with Government’s Tacit Approval

November 30, 2017

The ​current ​form of ​Islamophobia and xenophobia expressed by the far right in Poland is​ rooted in the history of​ anti-semitism says Konrad Pędziwiatr of Krakow University of Economics, Poland.

Islamophobia

August 8, 2017
A Minneapolis-Area Mosque Was Bombed Over the Weekend but Received Scant Media Attention

Glen Ford Report

May 3, 2017
Glen Ford of the Black Agenda Report discusses the spread of hate crime legislation, which he argues tends to cause more problems than it solves

Trump Supporters Call For Imprisoning Liberals at Phoenix Rally

March 9, 2017

In this shocking video, Dan Cohen documents the toxic atmosphere of Trump’s political allies and most fervent supporters.

Refugee Crisis in Europe

December 21, 2016
Liberal left and anti-fascist forces in Germany are keeping anti-Muslim politics at bay for the moment, says political scientist Lars Bretthauer