Islamophobia

NRA’s Playbook Shows Why the US Does not Stop Mass Shootings

NRA’s Playbook Shows Why the US Does not Stop Mass Shootings

March 31, 2019

After the Chistchurch shooting, New Zealand moves to ban assault weapons, while the US is promoting plans to arm school teachers instead. Al-Jazeera exposes NRA’s “playbook” on media responses after mass shootings

Ilan Omar’s Denunciation of Israel Lobby is Not Anti-Semitism - Phyllis Bennis

Ilhan Omar’s Denunciation of Israel Lobby is Not Anti-Semitism – Phyllis Bennis

March 5, 2019

Democrats’ resolution denouncing anti-Semitism is aimed at stopping criticism of Israel and at silencing a Black Muslim refugee woman who is not anti-Semitic – Phyllis Bennis joins Marc Steiner

As Far Right Marches in London, UK Teachers Organize Against Racism

As Far Right Marches in London, UK Teachers Organize Against Racism

October 15, 2018

Educators gathered in Leeds to share strategies on how to combat growing racism, xenophobia and and Islamophobia across the UK

German Far-Right Uses 'Judeo-Christian' Values to Polish its Racism

German Far-Right Uses ‘Judeo-Christian’ Values to Polish its Racism

October 2, 2018

Shir Hever discusses the new Jewish section in the “Alternative to Germany” far-right party in Germany, and the way that pro-Israeli politics are used to mask Islamophobia, racism against Jews and the xenophobia

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.