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Video: Iowa Woman Organizes Love-In Following Anti-Muslim Hate Crime

By Antonia Blumberg; antonia.blumberg@huffingtonpost.com Responding to a reported hate crime against a Muslim man in her community, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, resident Lori Carlson decided to extend a message of love.…

Afzal Khan MEP: Foreign Policy Double Standards Feed Radicalisation

Source: Press Release Afzal Khan MEP, has called for an new approach to tackling the spread of radicalisation across Europe and for a greater understanding of the grievances behind it. …

It’s not the religion that creates terrorists, it’s the politics

By Giles Fraser, The Guardian The radicalisation hypothesis steers us away from the real causes of terrorism – and enables the west to maintain its denial about a role in…

No, Islam is not a race. Yes, you are still a racist

Source: Redflag 22 June 2015 | By Daniel Lopez Anti-Islamic bigotry is racism. How can that be when, as is frequently pointed out, Islam isn’t a race? Biological race doesn’t…

Learn about Islam from an American Muslim

Source: Patheos By Rasheed Reno Recently there has been a pastor in Northern Idaho who has been outspoken in his criticism of Islam. Pastor Shahram Hadian is an Iranian convert…

Belfast preacher to face court over Islam slurs

The Guardian: A born-again Christian preacher in Belfast is to be prosecuted for describing Islam as “satanic” and “the spawn of the devil”. Pastor James McConnell was accused of Islamophobia…

Video: Muslim Woman Tahera Ahmad Says She May Pursue Legal Action Against United Airlines For Discrimination

HuffPost Live  |  By Rahel Gebreyes  Posted: 06/08/2015 1:28 pm EDT After claiming she faced discrimination on a United Airlines flight on May 29, Muslim passenger Tahera Ahmad told HuffPost…

Islamophobia fueled by right-wing politics and propaganda

RT: US minorities and people of color being targeted, ethnically cleansed, and persecuted by Europeans in the United States and elsewhere is no recent development. And the propaganda, as Malcolm…

The Duggars Have a Lot to Teach the Church About Islam

Epigraph: Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love…

What it’s like to be Muslim in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

We talk to Muslims across the GTA about discrimination, their hopes and fears for the future, and all of the things that make them inherently Torontonian. Rabia Khedr, 45, diversity…

70% in France, the UK and Germany voice favorable views of the Muslims

Source: Pew Research Center 5 key findings about how Europeans view the economy and EU By Bruce Stokes 2 comments Roughly seven-in-ten or more adults in France (76%), the UK (72%)…

Crew Member Who Refused Muslim Woman Unopened Soda Won’t Fly With United Again

The Huffington Post  |  By Nick Visser United Airlines says the flight attendant who allegedly denied a Muslim woman an unopened can of soda will no longer serve customers on…

Muslim chaplain claims discrimination on United flight

By Ray Sanchez, CNN Updated 7:58 AM ET, Sun May 31, 2015 (CNN) A simple request for an unopened can of Diet Coke on a United Airlines flight left Tahera…

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Sect In London Bans Women From Driving

The Huffington Post | By Antonia Blumberg Leaders of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect in north London recently issued a statement to their community that bans women from driving. The letter,…

French Muslims say Veil Bans Gives cover to Bias

French Muslims say constant talk about banning veils has made them targets of abuse. Credit Dmitry Kostyukov for The New York Times WISSOUS, France — Malek Layouni was not thinking…

Building the Case for Loving Co-existence of All Religions in Europe

Epigraph: The rights and freedoms secured by the European Convention on Human Rights include the right to life, the right to a fair hearing, the right to respect for private and family…

Avoiding alcohol and M&S doesn’t make you an Islamic extremist

Source: The Guardian By Deborah Orr Dwell too much on the threat of Isis and you could go insane. The reports of what’s going on in Syria and Iraq are…

Building Portfolio to Diffuse Islamophobia

Epigraph: “The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam.” – President Obama  What is true of Geert Wilders is true of almost every Islamophobe.  For…

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