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New Report Looks at Growth of Islamophobia on the Internet

New Report Looks at Growth of Islamophobia on the Internet

“The Islamic Threat.” “Proud to Be An Infidel.” “It’s Not Racist to Criticize a Religion.” These memes, which circulate on popular Facebook pages, are not only incendiary, but according to a recent report out...

Uncle Sam to American Muslims: “You No Longer Have Rights”

Uncle Sam to American Muslims: “You No Longer Have Rights”

You likely heard about the shooting murders of three Muslim American college students in North Carolina in January 2015. Perhaps you’ve heard of the occasional mosque vandalization, too, or seen local news reports...

France’s (Really Long) Islamophobia Problem

France’s (Really Long) Islamophobia Problem

Two days after the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris, a UK-based hate crimes monitoring organization, TellMAMA, had already documented 15 Islamophobic attacks in France targeting Muslim individuals or their places...

Bobby Jindal is Peddling Islamophobia. That Has Dangerous Consequences

Bobby Jindal is Peddling Islamophobia. That Has Dangerous Consequences

In his January 31, 2015 column in the Daily Beast, “Bobby Jindal’s Anti-Muslim Jihad,” comedian and writer Dean Obdeidallah calls out Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal on his inflammatory rhetoric about Muslims. On a...

Why We Should Ditch The Phrase “Moderate Muslims”

Why We Should Ditch The Phrase “Moderate Muslims”

“Moderate Muslims” is a descriptor we’re all familiar with. Media commentators, politicians, and even Muslim leaders use it to describe the Muslims we don’t hear about every day in the news: the non-terrorist,...

Blurred Lines: The Dangers of Confusing Race & Religion After 9/11

Blurred Lines: The Dangers of Confusing Race & Religion After 9/11

Simran Jeet Singh is not Muslim; he’s Sikh. But he’s all too familiar with Islamophobia. During his post-9/11 childhood, other kids nicknamed him “Saddam” and “sand n*gger.” His experience, and those of other...

Maligning Muslims is a Multi-Million Dollar Industry

Maligning Muslims is a Multi-Million Dollar Industry

You may have not noticed it, but in the years since 9/11 a recurring cast of characters has emerged in nearly every discussion about Islam. Funded primarily by a few foundations, these commentators...

Meet the Network Behind Europe’s Anti-Muslim Hysteria

Meet the Network Behind Europe’s Anti-Muslim Hysteria

In Switzerland, politicians call for a ban on minaret construction. In France, legislators prohibits Muslim headscarves in public schools. In Germany, a massive anti-immigrant movement lashes out at Muslims. Over the course of the...

ISIS “Dummies” Bought Islam 101 Book Before Joining the “Jihad”

ISIS “Dummies” Bought Islam 101 Book Before Joining the “Jihad”

So ISIS is Islamic, huh? That seems to be a raging topic of debate as the group continues to make headlines. In a featured piece for The Atlantic in March of 2015, journalist...

Trends in Islamophobia: Focus on UK

Trends in Islamophobia: Focus on UK

Last week, on April 11th, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom hosted a conversation, Europe at a Crossroad:  Civil Society Efforts to Counter Religious Hatred and Bigotry in Europe, at the National...

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