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Highlights from 2017 Brookings US-Islamic World Forum

Highlights from 2017 Brookings US-Islamic World Forum

  As the city of New York prepared to host the 193-member United Nations convening of the 2017 UN General Assembly, the Big Apple was also hosting hundreds of international participants for the 13th annual...

The Global Muslim Brotherhood Conspiracy Theory

The Global Muslim Brotherhood Conspiracy Theory

  The Islamophobic Network In January this year, Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz introduced a bill for the second time to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization. Sen. Cruz was mainly guided in...

Report from Charles Sturt University: “Islamophobia in Australia”

Report from Charles Sturt University: “Islamophobia in Australia”

The Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation at Charles Sturt University has released its latest report, “Islamophobia in Australia.” The report captures and critically analyses data collected by the Islamophobia Register of Australia...

Islamophobic Genocide of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims

Islamophobic Genocide of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims

Under international law, the concept of “ethnic cleansing” was first officially investigated by the United Nations during the Balkan genocide in the former Yugoslavia during the mid-1990’s. A U.N. commission of experts generally defined the...

I am Not your Muslim

I am Not your Muslim

  It was shortly after the murder that took place against journalists of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, in Paris in January 2015, that I was invited to the famous Austrian TV debate on...

An Open Letter from the Buddhist Community on Islamophobia

An Open Letter from the Buddhist Community on Islamophobia

This open letter was originally published in July 2012 and signed by over 100 American Buddhist leaders. As disciples of the Buddha who live in the West, we would like to take the holy...

Amjad: Canada must call Islamophobia what it is – racism

Amjad: Canada must call Islamophobia what it is – racism

Canadian officials were in Geneva this month to answer critical questions about the country’s human rights record. The appearance before the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination comes every four years and...

Nationalists 1st: Trump, Charlottesville, and racists

Nationalists 1st: Trump, Charlottesville, and racists

Donald Trump successfully drew on the many success stories of right-wing populist parties in Europe to win the elections and become president of the United States of America. He used a slogan that...

The (sexual) Inferiority Complex of White Supremacists: Charlottesville and the Call for ‘White Sharia’

The (sexual) Inferiority Complex of White Supremacists: Charlottesville and the Call for ‘White Sharia’

“In a racist society it is not enough to be non-racist. We must be anti-racist” is a quote from the lifelong and famous anti-racist activist scholar Angela Davis[1]. While many Americans think that...

What If Charlottesville Protesters Were Black Muslims?

What If Charlottesville Protesters Were Black Muslims?

If you do not believe that there is a “white privilege” double-standard in America today, the only thing that you need to ask yourself in the aftermath of the Charlottesville protests is the...

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