What is Islamophobia? The Politics of Anti-Muslim Racism by Nour Soubani

Introduction With rising anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States and Europe, there is an ongoing discussion about how to define it. Since Islam is not a race, some argue that it can’t be called “racism.” Others argue that the victims of “Islamophobia” also include people of color who may be perceived as Muslim, and so it fits into the category …

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US: Despite Islamophobia Halal is on the rise

It’s an evening late in the spring, and the sun is perilously close to setting. I’m getting nervous. Ramadan brings out the Muslim rush when it’s time to break our fast, which puts me among the throng outside of Bantam King, a Japanese restaurant in D.C.’s Chinatown where we’ve all congregated. That’s because Bantam King announced on Facebook that it …

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Islamophobia and the duty of da’wah

“A girl like you should take off this burqa and start getting an education,” a middle-aged white woman told a 17-year-old Muslim girl at the dressing room of a respected health club. The Muslim girl was shocked by these hostile comments but chose not to reply. Later, she reported the harassment incident to the club’s manager. The manager apologized and …

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Reflections on the Recent Paris Massacre and Zionism – By: Uri Avnery

The three Islamic terrorists could have been very proud of themselves, if they had lived to see it. By committing two attacks (quite ordinary ones by Israeli standards) they spread panic throughout France, brought millions of people onto the streets, gathered more than 40 heads of states in Paris. They changed the landscape of the French capital and other French …

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Why Islamophobia is so dangerous By :- Imran Awan

Whether it’s Mohammed becoming the most popular baby name, or one in 10 babies in England being Muslim or the fact that halal meat is being served in Pizza Hut, a Muslim story always tends to generate more heat than light. Indeed, Islamophobia is often perpetuated by fear and a sense that Muslims are taking over our jobs, our homes …

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