By targeting a restaurant owner who identifies with a specific cuisine, the protester makes that one person responsible for the actions of an entire group or country.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has suspended the MP over his comments about Sadiq Khan but has conspicuously failed to acknowledge the Islamophobia at the heart of the scandal.
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.
Around the world, Muslim girls who wear hijabs are experiencing unique forms and heightened rates of gender and race-based violence.
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.
The recent conflict between Israel and Hamas has exacerbated hate crimes in Canada and put Canadian multiculturalism to the test.
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.
Blaming an entire nation for the actions of some of its people is unfair, unproductive and will perpetuate the hatred and suffering.
International conflicts can often trigger hate crimes against diasporas and other connected communities. Canadian governments should take action to prevent a rise in hate crimes.
Deliberately circulated disinformation — big lies — are used to foment Islamophobia and anti-Palestinian racism, with deadly consequences.
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.
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.
While the flag ban is well-intentioned, we must remember the creed of Islam has been hijacked by a terrorist organisation - and one which is dwindling anyway.
While the two incidents in Markham may not be directly linked to extremist groups, they have occurred within a global ecosystem of Islamophobia.
Ramadan is a time for prayer, charity and kindness to others. Having it celebrated in such a public way is empowering for Muslim communities across the country and beyond.
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.
The ability of professors to freely teach and write about controversial topics without fear of retribution is nothing new.
A recent study highlights how mass surveillance of Muslim communities by Canadian intelligence is based on racist stereotypes about Muslims.
Local journalism should be recognised as an essential element for nurturing the UK’s diverse, civic communities.
An art historian describes the two historical representations of Prophet Muhammad that led to a controversy at Hamline University.