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The conservative leadership contest in the UK for Prime Minister has come to an end, with Boris Johnson being elected Prime Minister. The contest...
Events were held in cities around the UK to express solidarity with the Muslim community on ‘Punish a Muslim Day’. However, given the institutional and structural nature of Islamophobia, it has been warned one day of support is not enough.
The ‘Love a Muslim Day’ campaign encourages people to do nice things for Muslims and people in need, and has received mass support on social media. However, the reality of this supposed positive impact has been questioned and dismissed as complicit in a cycle which perpetuates intolerance towards Muslims in Western society.
In an effort to combat the stigma of mental health within the community, and the unique challenges the community faces as an often marginalised minority in the U.S., a movement supporting the mental health needs of Muslim Americans is emerging.