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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 Islamophobia in Gaza Report

13 Mar 2024

In Episode 12 of “Unpacking Islamophobia,” our guests for the March 2024 episode are Professor Sahar Aziz and Mitchell Plitnick who are co-authors of a November 2023 Rutgers University report from the Center for Security, Race and Rights called “Presumptively Antisemitic: Islamophobic Tropes in the Palestine-Israel Discourse,” which examines how anti-Palestinian racism and Islamophobia have been used to silence criticism of the Israeli government. 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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09 Apr 2024

Factsheet: Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff (DE)

RELEVANZ: Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff ist eine zentrale Figur im transatlantischen Netzwerk von anti-muslimischen Organisationen und Aktivisten. Sie ist Mitorganisatorin der paneuropäischen ‘Counter Jihad-Bewegung’, hat sich mit antimuslimischen Aktivisten und Organisationen in den USA verbündet und ist... read the complete article

01 Apr 2024

Factsheet: Heinz-Christian Strache (DE)

Heinz-Christian Strache ist der ehemalige Vizekanzler von Österreich und Vorsitzender der rechten Freiheitlichen Partei Österreichs (FPÖ). In seiner Jugend hatte er ein Naheverhältnis zu Neonazis. Unter seiner Führung hat die FPÖ auf Islamophobie gesetzt. Strache war auch weitläufig mit rechtsgerichteten Parteien in ganz Europa verbunden und leitet heute die Kleinstpartei ‚Team HC Strache – Allianz für Österreich‘. read the complete article

26 Mar 2024

India Advances Controversial Anti-Muslim Citizenship Law

The government of Narendra Modi in India is preparing for an upcoming election year cycle by implementing a controversial “citizenship bill” which excludes adherents of the world’s second-largest religion. According to CNN, the Citizenship (Amendment)... read the complete article

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