Strasbourg officials are within their right to allow public funds to be used to build what may be the largest mosque in Europe. But that hasn't stopped the backlash
Comparisons between Begum's Islamic garb and her new wardrobe suggest that Muslim women's "liberation" depends on westernisation.
The government's definition of extremism falls short of what's needed, but new definitions could make things more complicated
A new survey of Australian mosques shows that, in the wake of the horrific Christchurch attack, they are still being targeted with threats and actual violence.
Complaints against BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour over an interview about female leadership in Islam have revealed how complex the issue is
Four years after the violent attack on worshippers at Québec City's central mosque, the federal government has said it will honour the victims with a national day of remembrance.
Commentators across the political spectrum spread anti-Islamic rhetoric, insisting that Islam is intrinsically violent and that Muslims are terrorists. But studies show these claims are unfounded.
Why do some gun owners insist on referring to the Montréal Massacre shooter by his birth name?
Attacks on houses of worship are increasing, as part of a trend of growing global violence. The aftermath of these attacks often includes interfaith dialogue and community support.
Again and again revelations about this form of prejudice are revealed and ignored.
What the largest study of diversity attitudes found from a survey of 11,000 adults in England and Wales in 2020.
The need for security agencies and the media to view and present Islam and Muslims as constant potential threats feeds into a dangerously violent and deadly Islamophobia.
Hate crimes after a terrorist attack usually target people from the terrorist's background. But the Christchurch mosque shootings led to a surge in abuse directed at victims of the attacks.
New research looking at the attitudes of non-Muslim Australians supports the theory that contact between people of different backgrounds reduces prejudice.
A nationwide report on Islamophobia on campus reveals that friendships between those of different backgrounds is most effective at dispelling racist views.
Rejected by their countries but seen as outsiders in the West, queer and trans Muslims often live in limbo. The mental health costs of alienation can be severe, says a scholar of Islam and sexuality.
The likes of Katie Hopkins may be slowly disappearing from social media sites but less extreme and obvious racism is still widespread.
The public broadcast in Canada of the call to prayer during Ramadan this year caused some tensions. What the preliminary research has shown however, is that it wasn't the noise people objected to.
In the coronavirus pandemic, wearing a protective mask signifies a commitment to the social and collective good of society. But that changes when a face mask is worn by Black and racialized people.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, India's Narendra Modi government has been successful in scapegoating, discriminating against and marginalizing minorities, putting lives at greater risk.