Muslim participants of different backgrounds who participated in an audience study said they identify with Kamala Khan, also known as Ms. Marvel, because she’s connected both to her ancestral culture and her American one.
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Ms. Marvel represents a break from the ‘Muslim equals Middle Eastern’ portrayals popular in western media.
Students with the Muslim Consultative Network’s summer youth program gather on the steps of New York’s City Hall on Aug. 14, 2013, to speak out against Islamophobia.
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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.
Supporters gather to demand action against anti-Muslim hate after a white man attacked two Muslim women wearing hijabs in June 2021.
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In today’s episode, we take a look at some ways lawmakers have legalized Islamophobia through niqab bans and other restrictive policies.
Sri Lankan students march during a protest over the economic crisis outside the residence of prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo, April 24, 2022.
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The country has a long history of ethnic and religious conflict, but the worst economic crisis in decades has brought protesters together.
Congregants sit in a circle at the Women’s Mosque of America.
Women's Mosque of America
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.
Far-right candidates Eric Zemmour and Marine Le Pen have both benefited from substantial support by media groups sympathetic to their ideas.
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.
Covering is a matter of personal choice, faith and, for many women, freedom.
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Ignorant assumptions about what the headscarf means fail to recognise how integral it can be to a woman’s identity.
People hold signs during a demonstration against Islamophobia in Montréal in March 2017. The antiquated and erroneous Clash of Civilizations theory has harmed Muslims for almost 30 years.
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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.
People cross a destroyed bridge as they evacuate the city of Irpin, northwest of Kyiv, during heavy shelling and bombing on March 5, 2022.
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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.
Movements like the ‘freedom convoy’ in Canada use similar language and sentiments as those expressed by followers of former U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, shown here in 2020 in New Delhi.
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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.”
Adderley primary school is at the centre of the podcast’s investigations.
Despite no evidence of a plot emerging, the Trojan Horse affair had a real and detrimental impact.
There are many ongoing silences and erasures around anti-Muslim hate and violence in education systems.
Tackling Islamophobia as a form of racism even when Muslims aren’t visible is key.
People protest against the white supremacist movement and racism outside the United States consulate in Toronto in August 2017 after racism-fuelled violence in Charlottesville, Va.
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Critics of new terrorism laws argue they do not necessarily eradicate hate-fuelled violence — and they could make structural and institutional violence seem more palatable.
Stability and peace cannot be produced by importing legal experts to hold workshops and advise on laws.
Shari’a, most certainly, is not just a tool of violent radicals with a particular set of ideas about sexual morality and gender relations.
American Muslims are two times as likely to attempt suicide compared to other major faith groups.
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Islamophobia increased post-9/11. Twenty years later, American Muslims are still dealing with the mental health effects – and research barriers limit what is known about what puts them at risk.
Islamophobia has changed in the 20 years since Sept. 11. Now, much of it plays out on social media.
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Concern about Islamophobia has been near-constant for years. But how it plays out is changing – especially online.
Toronto-based comedy duo ‘Wishful Genies’ is behind spoof superhero trailer ‘Habib,’ which has had over 80,000 YouTube views since its March upload.
Twenty years after 9/11, in a climate of anti-Arab and anti-Muslim racist backlash, two comedians use satire to help change the stories we tell.
Those born after 2001 have only known a world at ‘war on terror’. New research looks at the impact this has had on the lives of young Muslim Australians.
World Hijab Day started in the U.S. and is one way women have asserted pride in wearing a headscarf.
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Day 5 our Understanding Islam series. For some Muslim women, wearing a hijab can be a religious act but Muslim women’s clothing isn’t entirely about faith. It has been used – and is still used – as an assertion of identity.