11 Dec 2023 | Event

Five Questions on Islamophobia in France

In Episode 10 of “Unpacking Islamophobia,” our guest is Rim-Sarah Alouane who is a French legal scholar and PhD candidate named one of the 2023 European Young Leaders Under 40 by the Friends of Europe and whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera, BBC and France 24. read the complete article

06 Dec 2023 | Event

Report Launch: Hindutva in Britain

Join The Bridge Initiative and Community Policy Forum as we launch a new report examining the presence of Hindu nationalism in the UK, and how last year’s events in Leicester were used by anti-Muslim voices to sow division in one of the UK’s most multicultural cities. read the complete article

11 Apr 2023 | Event

5 Questions on China’s Genocide of Uyghur Muslims

Nury Turkel is a Uyghur Muslim attorney who currently serves as Chair of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) after being appointed by U.S. Congressional House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in May 2020. He has testified before the US Congress, speaking about Uyghur Muslim internment camps, and advocating a legislative response to China’s atrocities. His policy recommendations have been incorporated into US law and pending bills relating to Uyghurs and China. read the complete article

24 Oct 2022 | Event

Mosques Under Threat

In the aftermath of 9/11, there was a drastic increase in Islamophobia with countless cases of harassment and violence against Muslims in western countries. In addition to the attacks against Muslims or those perceived to be Muslim, mosques too became targets of Islamophobic violence. read the complete article

24 Feb 2022 | Event

Innocent Until Proven Muslim

In Innocent until Proven Muslim: Islamophobia, the War on Terror, and the Muslim Experience Since 9/11, Dr. Maha Hilal tells the powerful story of two decades of the War on Terror, exploring how the official narrative has justified the creation of a sprawling apparatus of state violence that is rooted in Islamophobia and excused its worst abuses. read the complete article