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.
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.
Listen to Discovery, a series via The Conversation Weekly podcast, telling the stories of fascinating research discoveries from around the world.
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.