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Hindutva in Britain

24 Nov 2023

This report analyzes the historical and contemporary context that has cultivated the complex landscape in which Hindu nationalist influences have materialized in the UK. Our research provides an overview of Hindutva in India, the Islamophobia industry and its connection to Hindutva, UK-based groups and individuals who have expressed or supported Hindu nationalist sentiment, and the 2022 Leicester riots, the political response and fallout following the events in the city. read the complete article

Five Questions on Hijab Bans in Global Sports

07 Feb 2024

In Episode 11 of “Unpacking Islamophobia,” our guest is Shireen Ahmed who is an award-winning sports activist, multi-platform sports journalist, and public speaker. Her work focuses on Muslim women, and the intersections of racism and misogyny in sports. Shireen is a co-host for the Burn It All Down Podcast and she is also a senior contributor for CBC Sports in Canada, as well as an instructor at Toronto Metropolitan University. read the complete article

Report: Anti-Palestinian Racism & Islamophobia in Gaza War Coverage

20 Nov 2023

In November 2023, the Center for Security, Race and Rights at Rutgers University published a comprehensive report called “Presumptively Antisemitic: Islamophobic Tropes in the Palestine-Israel Discourse,” which examines how anti-Palestinian racism and Islamophobia have been... read the complete article

Factsheet: Narendra Modi

12 Jan 2024

Narendra Damodardas Modi is the current Prime Minister of India. He was the Chief Minister of Gujarat during the deadly 2002 anti-Muslim pogroms in the state, and throughout his political career, he has promoted Hindu nationalist views. Under his leadership, India has experienced a rise in anti-Muslim hate crimes and hate speech, increasing polarization and violence in society, growing restrictions on the media, and the growth of Hindu nationalist groups. Critics and human rights experts have warned that under Modi’s leadership, democracy in India is under threat. read the complete article

China justifies its Concentration Camps using “War on Terror” discourse

12 Jan 2019

China has adopted and intensified Islamophobia, identifying the practice of Islam as extremist and the root cause of terrorism, to justify repressive measures aimed at erasing the Uighur Muslim identity. As a result of the... read the complete article

2022 Islamophobia in Review: Europe

22 Dec 2022

2022 was another turbulent year for Europe. There were a number of elections, and new heads of state were chosen in France, Italy, and the United Kingdom. A new refugee crisis occurred as millions of... read the complete article

Factsheet: Geert Wilders

24 Aug 2018

A prominent politician in the Netherlands, Geert Wilders has decried what he calls the “Islamization” of the Netherlands and advocates a ban on the Qur’an. He believes Islam is a problem and promotes anti-Muslim tropes, namely that Islam is not a religion; it is a totalitarian and violent ideology. His alarmist, discriminatory, and racist rhetoric paints all Muslims as violent individuals who seek to dominate Europe. read the complete article

Guantánamo Bay Military Prison: Narratives and Numbers

04 Nov 2020

Introduction The Guantánamo Bay Data Project serves as a central source of information on the Guantánamo Bay Military Prison. This project provides a comprehensive picture of the prison, centering the lives of the boys and... read the complete article

Factsheet: Common Anti-Muslim Tropes

04 Dec 2018

These tropes are not only found on anti-Muslim blogs online, but also in news and entertainment media. They can also be manifested in political speech and can serve as assumptions underlying government policy.  read the complete article

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27 Feb 2024

U.S. Polls Show Shifting Landscapes on Gaza Ceasefire

The international calls for a permanent ceasefire in the 2023-24 war in Gaza are growing by the day across the globe. A recent February 2024 poll from the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) surveyed public opinion attitudes towards a permanent ceasefire within major religious demographic groups across America today. read the complete article

07 Feb 2024

Five Questions on Hijab Bans in Global Sports

In Episode 11 of “Unpacking Islamophobia,” our guest is Shireen Ahmed who is an award-winning sports activist, multi-platform sports journalist, and public speaker. Her work focuses on Muslim women, and the intersections of racism and misogyny in sports. Shireen is a co-host for the Burn It All Down Podcast and she is also a senior contributor for CBC Sports in Canada, as well as an instructor at Toronto Metropolitan University. read the complete article

01 Feb 2024

Factsheet: Österreichischer Integrationsfonds (ÖIF)

RELEVANZ: Der Österreichische Integrationsfonds (ÖIF) ist ein Fonds der Republik Österreich, der sowohl auf Bundes- als auch auf Landesebene für Integrationsangelegenheiten (gesellschaftliche Integration von Minderheiten) zuständig ist. In der Ära von Sebastian Kurz wurde der ÖIF als eine Plattform genutzt, um antimuslimische Ansichten durch Referenten und Berichte zu fördern und damit die antimuslimische Politik der Österreichischen Volkspartei (ÖVP) zu untermauern. read the complete article

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