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Islamophobia

Fear, hatred of, or prejudice against the Islamic religion or Muslims generally,

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Islamophobia is the fear, hatred of, or prejudice against the Islamic religion or Muslims generally, especially when seen as a geopolitical force or the source of terrorism.

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Dutch lawmaker Wilders appeals discrimination conviction

Lawyers for Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders appealing his 2016 conviction for inciting discrimination called on Tuesday for a delay in court proceedings to allow an inquiry into whether the..
Reuters - Published

Dutch lawmaker Wilders seeks probe into hate speech conviction

Lawyers for Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders appealing his 2016 hate speech conviction called on Tuesday for a delay in court proceedings to allow an inquiry into whether the charges were..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Islamophobia

Johnson’s ‘ancestral’ Turkish village excited by premiership [Video]Johnson’s ‘ancestral’ Turkish village excited by premiership

A village in central Turkey, to which Boris Johnson's Turkish ancestry can be traced, is abuzz with excitement and pride over the news that a man they see as one of their own has become prime minister..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:46Published

Five Sarah Huckabee Sanders Moments You’ll Never Forget [Video]Five Sarah Huckabee Sanders Moments You’ll Never Forget

1. Sarah Huckabee made reporters preface questions by saying something they’re thankful for. 2. The former White House press secretary revoked the press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. 3. She..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

 

OIC notes with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world: statement

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca said on Saturday that it noted with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world, according to the summit's final statement.
Reuters - Published

Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Wilders says Twitter blocks his account

Dutch far-right politician and anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders said on Friday that Twitter had temporarily blocked his account following remarks he made about a political rival.
Reuters - Published

Sri Lanka says hardline Buddhist groups likely to blame for anti-Muslim attacks

Sri Lanka said on Wednesday that hardline Buddhist groups were likely to blame for a wave of anti-Muslim riots that swept the island this week in apparent retaliation for Easter bombings by Islamist..
Reuters - Published

Sri Lanka army investigates video of apparent anti-Muslim attack

Sri Lanka's army said on Wednesday it was investigating a video posted on social media that showed a man dressed as a soldier walking away seconds before a mob attacked a building during anti-Muslim..
Reuters - Published

Sri Lanka soldiers patrol areas hit by anti-Muslim violence

Sri Lankan soldiers in armored vehicles on Tuesday patrolled towns hit by sectarian violence this week as residents recalled how Muslims had hid in paddy fields to escape mobs attacking their homes and..
Reuters - Published

Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings

Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst..
Reuters - Published

Politicians urged to act on Islamophobia

The Australian National Imams Council has urged politicians to do more to tackle Islamophobia.
SBS - Published

Online history dooms political hopefuls

The Liberal Party has dumped a candidate over Islamophobic social media posts while a Labor nominee has withdrawn for derogatory posts about women.
SBS - Published

Jessica Whelan: From Liberal to independent after anti-Muslim posts

The Liberal Party has accepted Jessica Whelan's resignation as the candidate for the seat of Lyons in Tasmania.
SBS - Published

Australian PM's party drops election candidate over Islamophobic comments

Campaigning for a general election later this month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday he had forced a candidate to quit his Liberal Party because of Islamophobic comments posted on social..
Reuters - Published

Liberal candidate dumped over social posts

Tasmanian Liberal candidate Jessica Whelan has been ditched by the party after a series of anti-Muslim social media posts under her name came to light.
SBS - Published

'Images can be doctored': Federal police investigate hacking claims after anti-Muslim post

The anti-Muslim remarks were made in a Facebook post, which the Prime Minister said is now being referred to police for investigation into the possible hacking of social media accounts and doctoring of..
SBS - Published

Liberal Party to sack Victorian candidate over anti-Muslim rant

Senior Liberal MPs say there's no place for candidate Jeremy Hearn's anti-Muslim views in their party.
SBS - Published

Anti-Muslim, anti-vaxxers and pro-men: Your guide to the new micro parties

A new crop of far-right micro parties are vying for former One Nation supporters’ votes, while a range of progressive parties have also entered the fray.
SBS - Published

India temporarily bans BJP state chief minister from campaign after anti-Muslim comment

India's election commission on Monday banned a Hindu state chief minister from campaigning for three days after anti-Muslim comments in an election that will end next month.
Reuters - Published

India bans firebrand Hindu from vote campaign for anti-Muslim comment

India's election commission on Monday banned a firebrand Hindu nationalist state chief minister from campaigning for three days to stop him stoking hatred between religious communities in a divisive..
Reuters - Published

New clues emerge of accused New Zealand gunman Tarrant's ties to far right groups

From its clubhouses in Melbourne and Sydney, the Lads Society promotes drug-free living and exercise, as well as "white resistance" and Islamophobia, according to online statements and interviews with..
Reuters - Published

PM has failed to call out Islamophobia

Scott Morrison and his party have for too long failed to speak out with sufficient force against racism in their ranks.
The Age - Published

No Islamophobia problem in Liberals: PM

The federal coalition government doesn't have an issue with Islamophobia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.
SBS - Published

'If he has any dignity left, he should resign': Anning petition tops 1.3 million

A petition calling for the senator to be dumped over his anti-Muslim comments about the Christchurch attacks has been presented to the Greens to table in Parliament.
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Man behind 1.3 million-strong petition to oust Fraser Anning says he should step down

A petition calling for the senator to be dumped over his anti-Muslim comments about the Christchurch attacks has been presented to the Greens to table in Parliament.
SBS - Published

PM seeks answer on Turkey Anzac outburst

Scott Morrison does not accept the excuse given by Turkish government after its president said Australians with anti-Muslim views would be sent home in coffins.
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Anzac Day travellers urged to be cautious

PM Scott Morrison does not accept excuse given by Turkish government after its president said Australians with anti-Muslim views would be sent home in coffins.
SBS - Published

Turkey's president 'highly offensive': PM

Turkey's ambassador is meeting Scott Morrison after the Turkish president warned anti-Muslim Australians who visit his country will return home in coffins.
SBS - Published

Trump stance on Muslims, Fox host in spotlight after mosque shootings

President Donald Trump on Sunday championed a Fox News personality who made anti-Muslim remarks as his White House rejected any attempt to link the U.S. leader to a shooter who killed 50 people in two..
Reuters - Published

PM says Fraser Anning must face 'full force of law' for 'appalling' anti-Muslim comments

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says there should be legal consequences for independent senator Fraser Anning blaming the Islamic community for a mosque shooting.
SBS - Published

Anti-Islamophobia rally held in Melbourne

An anti-Islamophobia rally has been held in Melbourne in response to the mosque shootings, as the city shows solidarity with New Zealand.
SBS - Published

U.N. chief calls for better work in fighting Islamophobia after New Zealand attack

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Gueterres is appalled by Friday's attack on two New Zealand mosques and sees an urgent need to work better globally to tackle Islamophobia, his spokesman said.
Reuters - Published

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