An art historian describes the two historical representations of Prophet Muhammad that led to a controversy at Hamline University.
The hero of Cervantes’ classic 17th century novel has been sorely misrepresented since the early 20th century as a symbol of nationalist and Islamophobic ideas.
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Liberal schools of thought largely inform how Muslims are viewed across Europe, research finds.
People across much of North Africa were subject to racist laws and suffering at the hands of European powers during the Second World War.
The Québec government thought it would Charter-proof its religious symbol law when it invoked the nothwithstanding clause. It was wrong.
Study shows that so-called “socio-cultural attitudes” are not a plausible explanation for the Muslim penalty.
Ms. Marvel represents a break from the ‘Muslim equals Middle Eastern’ portrayals popular in western media.
In examining media coverage of Muslims over a 21-year period, in the US, UK, Canada and Australia, scholars found that articles mentioning Muslims were far more negative than other faith groups.
In today’s episode, we take a look at some ways lawmakers have legalized Islamophobia through niqab bans and other restrictive policies.
The country has a long history of ethnic and religious conflict, but the worst economic crisis in decades has brought protesters together.
As Muslims congregate in their local mosques in communal prayer for Eid, the Women’s Mosque of America, located in Los Angeles, will provide an exclusive religious space for its female congregants.
While many progressive movements have organised online, conservatives dominate because of better organisation, capital, and social inequality. France’s presidential elections are a case in point.
Ignorant assumptions about what the headscarf means fail to recognise how integral it can be to a woman’s identity.
Next year, the Clash of Civilizations theory will have done a terrible job explaining geopolitical forces for the past 30 years. Let’s throw it a retirement party.
The third report found perpetrators were predominantly male, while victims were predominantly women.
The welcome mat for refugees fleeing war-torn Ukraine stands in stark contrast to recent anti-immigrant policies targeting those from the Middle East, Latin America, Africa and Asia.
A study of global far-right movements and their hashtags on Twitter have revealed similarities that display a reliance on long-held myths, including the idea of a “golden age of freedom.”
Despite no evidence of a plot emerging, the Trojan Horse affair had a real and detrimental impact.
Tackling Islamophobia as a form of racism even when Muslims aren’t visible is key.