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The Muslim and African Bans: by the numbers

23 Jun 2020

Interactive infographic showing how the Muslim and African Bans impacted immigrant and non-immigrant visa issuances, refugee admissions, F1 student visas, and visa waivers. read the complete article

FACTSHEET: Legal Challenges to Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp

19 Jul 2020

IMPACT: U.S. legislation and case law have both upheld and challenged the legal authority of the Guantánamo Bay military prison. This includes the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) and the Military Commissions... read the complete article

FACTSHEET: Torture at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp

19 Jul 2020

IMPACT: A majority of those imprisoned at the Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp were subjected to various forms of physical and psychological abuse—techniques that were developed by two American psychologists contracted by the CIA to develop... read the complete article

Macron’s policies will further stigmatize French Muslims

26 Oct 2020

Under the banner of protecting the state from “Islamic terrorism,” French authorities launched a crackdown on the country’s nearly six million Muslims. On Monday, October 19th, the government carried out raids targeting Muslim civil society,... read the complete article

Xinjiang: Can we call it Genocide?

02 Apr 2020

It’s been three years since reports emerged that China was locking up Uighur and other Turkic Muslim minorities in large-scale camps deceptively dubbed “re-education” centers. Reporting and accounts from Uighurs abroad have revealed the enormity... 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

Islamophobia and Media Portrayal of Muslims in the UK/ Miqdaad Versi

25 Nov 2019

From Georgetown University, this is Voices on Islamophobia, a podcast by The Bridge Initiative. I’m Mobashra Tazamal. Today I sat down with Miqdaad Versi, who is the assistant secretary-general of the Muslim Council of Britain... read the complete article

Factsheet: National Rally (Rassemblement National, previously Front National or National Front)

24 Feb 2020

IMPACT: National Rally, previously known as National Front, is a far-right political party in France with a decades-long history of Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, racism, xenophobia, homophobia, and misogyny. National Rally has enjoyed electoral success locally, nationally,... read the complete article

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19 Nov 2020

Xinjiang and Kristallnacht in Austria: Freedom of Religion Under Threat

On November 9 of this year, the Austrian government commemorated Kristallnacht of 1938—known as the “Night of the Broken Glass”—a series of coordinated attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and Austria that took place on... read the complete article

13 Nov 2020

Factsheet: Center for Immigration Studies (CIS)

IMPACT: The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) is an anti-immigration research organization founded in 1985 that advocates a reduction in immigration numbers. CIS was founded by environmentalist, nativist, and anti-immigration activist John Tanton, who was... read the complete article

13 Nov 2020

Factsheet: Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)

IMPACT: The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) is a nonprofit organization of nearly fifty private foundations and over 1.9 million members and supporters that lobbies for large-scale immigration reductions. FAIR’s stated objective is to... read the complete article

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