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The Fordson High School girls basketball team in Dearborn includes many players who wear the traditional hijab for modesty. Carlos Osorio/AP

A brief history of Dearborn, Michigan – the first Arab-American majority city in the US

The city often becomes a magnet for anti-Arab sentiment during election years and global conflicts; however, the more interesting story is what happens in the city when the spotlight is turned off.
Danish-Swedish extremist and politician Rasmus Paludan as he burns a Quran in front of the Turkish embassy in Stockholm on January 21, 2023. Tobias Hellsten/Wikipedia

In Sweden, burning Qur'ans threaten to send the country’s history of tolerance up in smoke

Anti-Islam activists in Sweden have repeatedly burned Qurans in public, not only earning the country vehement criticism from Muslim countries but also raising the threat of terrorism.
Attendees clap as they listen during a ‘teach-in on Gaza’ lecture at Rutgers University on Oct. 27, 2023, in New Brunswick, N.J. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

Campus tensions and the Mideast crisis: Will Ontario and Alberta’s ‘Chicago Principles’ on university free expression stand?

In Ontario and in Alberta, university decisions about balancing free expression and protection from harm will be an important test of recent university policy shifts pertaining to free expression.
Mourners hold candles for Palestinian-American Wadea Al-Fayoume during a vigil in Plainfield, Ill. The six-year-old Muslim boy was fatally stabbed in what police describe as a hate crime. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

How Islamophobia and anti-Palestinian racism are manufactured through disinformation

Deliberately circulated disinformation — big lies — are used to foment Islamophobia and anti-Palestinian racism, with deadly consequences.
A crowd outside a cinema in Mumbai. A recent low-budget film about a discredited anti-Muslim conspiracy has sparked national debates and unrest. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

‘The Kerala Story’: How an Indian film ignited violence against Muslims and challenges to interfaith marriage

A controversial low-budget Indian feature film about a discredited anti-Muslim conspiracy theory has been causing a political storm, going all the way to India’s Supreme Court.
People hold signs during a protest in Montréal against Islamphobia in 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Canadian law enforcement agencies continue to target Muslims

Canada must reflect on the profound consequences of over-surveillance on the freedoms of religion, expression and association — particularly for Muslim Canadians — and their impact on equality.
Fostering Ramadan awareness is a stepping stone to nurturing deeper connections that matter for affirming Muslim student identities and stopping anti-Muslim sentiments. (Shutterstock)

‘Salam, Ramadan Mubarak!’: 4 ways schools can bring Ramadan into the classroom

Educators in public schools can develop the identities of Muslim students and create a positive school culture during Ramadan by fostering community partnerships and introducing school activities.

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