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U.N. to Build Bridges Battling “Merchants of Hate” By Thalif Deen

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Border guards in Bangladesh refuse entry to Rohingya refugees from Myanmar. Migration is one factor that can contribute to polarising communities. Credit: Anurup Titu/IPS UNITED NATIONS, Feb 25 2013 (IPS) - Amidst the rising tide of racial and religious intolerance worldwide – including xenophobia, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia – the U.N. Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) will meet in the Austrian capital ... Read More »

Impact of Islamophobia on Muslim children By Abdul Malik Mujahid

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In late March this year, a Muslim third-grader was found hanging unconscious in his school in Louisville, KY. It was not the first time Muhammad had been bullied and abused. The same week a Muslim girl from Dreyfus School in New York was beaten up; thrown on the ground,  had her headscarf pulled off, as she was repeatedly called a “terrorist,” “Muslim,” ... Read More »

You Are All Suspects Now. What Are You Going To Do About It? By John Pilger

You are all potential terrorists. It matters not that you live in Britain, the United States, Australia or the Middle East. Citizenship is effectively abolished.  Turn on your computer and the US Department of Homeland Security's National Operations Center may monitor whether you are typing not merely "al-Qaeda", but "exercise", "drill", "wave", "initiative" and "organisation": all proscribed words. The British ... Read More »

Islamophobia is America’s real enemy By Daisy Khan The Guardian

A report released this week has at last confirmed what we Muslim Americans have long known to be true: the threat posed to US national security by the radicalisation of its Muslim community is minuscule. The study, by the Triangle Centre on Terrorism and Homeland Security, found that only 20 Muslim Americans were charged with violent crimes related to terrorism in 2011, ... Read More »

In Police Training, a Dark Film on U.S. Muslims By MICHAEL POWELL

An Islamic flag atop the White House in “The Third Jihad.”   Ominous music plays as images appear on the screen: Muslim terrorists shoot Christians in the head, car bombs explode, executed children lie covered by sheets and a doctored photograph shows an Islamic flag flying over the White House.   Trailer Watch the Trailer on YouTube     Follow ... Read More »

When Did Islam Trademark Terrorism? By Mustafa Umar

The False Perception First, the accusation was: “All Muslims are terrorists.” When the bigots who made this statement realized no one in their right mind would believe that all 1.6 billion Muslims in the world could be terrorists, they reversed their statement to sound more objective and fair: “All Muslims may not be terrorists, but almost all terrorists are Muslims.” Really? ... Read More »