Myanmar’s ruling military has released Ashin Wirathu, a firebrand religious figure, who's been dubbed The Face of Buddhist Terror for his anti-Muslim views.
Islam was thrust into the Western public imagination nearly fifty years ago starting with the OPEC oil embargo, and Islamophobia has grown since in three distinct phases.
“They are us” will focus on the response by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern instead of the Muslim community that fell victim to the attacks of a white supremacist in 2019 in which at least 51 people were killed in two mosques.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says at the first International Media and Islamophobia Symposium that efforts to prevent Islamophobia play important role in peace and security of humanity.
"Turkey and the Turkish community in Europe have always been a bulwark against terrorism and extremism. To say otherwise is to serve racism and Islamophobia," Turkey's Communications Director Fahrettin Altun said.
Activists, anti-Islamophobia organisations welcome the announcement regarding universities, and look forward to the lifting of bans in other institutions
Immigration authority says the pro-regime Syrian who found a platform in the far-right anti-immigrant AfD is not under threat of persecution.
French President Emmanuel Macron argues the legislation is needed to shore up his country's secular system, which many fear will stigmatise French Muslim community, Europe's largest.
French President Macron defends his policies despite taking anti-Muslim steps while pushing through a controversial police bill that would restrict publication of images of security officers.
French government wants to shut down the largest NGO documenting racist and hate attacks against Muslims in France. Amnesty says the draft law that would allow the crackdown threatens the right to freedom of association.
France's lower house of parliament debates a controversial bill advocated by President Macron's party, alarming human rights defenders who say the measure would hurt press freedoms and will result in "massive" self-censorship.
How attacking so-called Islamic separatism without admitting to creating institutional exclusion of minorities has only deepened France’s social faultlines.
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