New project for Media Monitoring of Islamophobia releases first report: Most UK news coverage of Muslims is negative

The Centre for Media Monitoring (CfMM), a new Muslim Council of Britain project, has conducted a major study that has examined over 10,000 articles and clips referring to Muslims and Islam, coming to the conclusion that these stories in the mainstream media are contributing...

During the middle of Ramadan: the French parliament hesitation about banning veiled mothers from joining their kids on a school trip:

On the 15th of May, the French Senate examined a proposal for a new law – named the Blanquer law, in reference to the minister of Education—anchored in a vast project of reforming the French school system. The professed objective of such a law,...

Artists withdraw from Bradford Literature Festival after Counter Extremism funding revealed

Six writers and activists pulled out of the Bradford literature festival, which took place 28th June - 7th July 2019, after it was revealed that it was funded in part by the UK Home...

French Senate agrees to ban veiled mothers from joining their kids on a school...

  On the 15th of May, the French Senate examined a proposal for a new law – named the Blanquer law, in reference to the minister of Education—anchored in a vast project of reforming the...

Responses and reflections as American Muslims are pulled into the Abortion debate

Accusations of Shariah The raging abortion debate has drawn in Muslims, in part because of the rhetoric used by those opposing the turn the country has taken in restricting abortion almost absolutely. In enacting...

The gendered nature of Islamophobia increasingly highlighted as hate crimes rise.

Tell MAMA UK, a national project which records and measures anti-Muslim incidents in the United Kingdom., has said that over half of all reported hate crimes in the UK target visibly Muslim women. Religious...

German intelligence agency publishes new report on ‘Islamist anti-Semitism’

The German domestic intelligence agency, the Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz – which roughly translates as Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution – has published a new report titled “Anti-Semitism in Islamism”. In it,...

German Muslims celebrate Ramadan, in spite of recurring political debates

Adherents to the Islamic faith across the world are currently celebrating Ramadan – including millions of Muslims who live in Germany. In many respects, German Muslims’ experience is hardly unique. Ramadan in Germany also...

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