Islamophobia

Clark County deputy fired over Proud Boys sweatshirt

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A Clark County sheriff's deputy has been fired after she was photographed wearing a sweatshirt for a known hate group.<p>The …

Portland, OR

Legal win for man labeled as 'anti-Muslim extremist' by SPLC

Rights & Freedoms

Nearly a quarter of Brits 'not willing' to accept Jews as family members

Nearly a quarter of British people would be unwilling to accept Jews as members of their family, new research has found.<p>The Pew Research Centre found …

Religion

Protesters, cops clash at far-right event

Victoria Police say they are "disappointed" after protesters clashed with riot and mounted police outside a Melbourne venue hosting far-right …

Rights & Freedoms

This Tommy Robinson fan was asked why she's an Islamophobe and, well, just watch

Here’s BBC2’s Newsnight asking this Tommy Robinson supporter why she’s an Islamophobe.<p>a Tommy Robinson fan is asked why she's a racist Islamophobe, …

Tommy Robinson

Fox & Friends hosts anti-Muslim guest to misleadingly fearmonger about Canada losing track of refugees

Canada did not "lose track" of refugees, but Fox spent weeks covering for the Trump administration, which did<p>From the July 20 edition of Fox News' <i>Fox</i> …

Justin Trudeau

Record number of anti-Muslim attacks reported in UK last year

A record number of anti-Muslim attacks and incidents of abuse were reported last year, with women disproportionately targeted by mostly male teenage perpetrators, the monitoring group Tell Mama has said.<p>In its annual report, the group noted a surge in Islamophobic attacks, with 1,201 verified …

Hate Crimes

White fright: the plot to massacre Muslims the US media 'ignored'

The Guardian visits Islamberg in New York, against which a Tennessee man plotted a deadly attack. Why have most Americans never heard of him?<p>In 2015, the Muslim community of Islamberg, in upstate New York, discovered that a Tennessee minister, Robert Doggart, was plotting the deadliest attack on US …

New York State

Brynamman man admits to anti-Muslim campaign

A man from the village of Brynamman has admitted to 10 offences of stirring up religious hatred against Muslims by posting offensive messages on an …

News (Wales)

Peace in Kashmir impossible without Pakistan: Farooq Abdullah

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday said peace in Jammu and Kashmir was impossible without …

India

We must fight this summer hate wave

Last Thursday, as their S53 bus crossed the Verrazano Bridge from Brooklyn to Staten Island, one passenger turned to her neighbor and screamed “You …

Hate Crimes

Facebook says it will remove fake news that stirs violence

<i>This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here.</i><p>Facebook says it will remove misinformation that contributes to imminent violence or "physical harm," under a policy …

Fake News

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These Are the Corporations Behind Trump’s Muslim Ban<p>A new report looks at the companies that either directly profit off anti-Muslim policies or that …

Liberal View

They only knew his name: Khalil. Diners left $0 tip, a note calling him a ‘terrorist’

The customers circled their waiter’s name on their receipt — using “Khalil” as their only justification for the other insult, which was just a little …

Southern Poverty Law Center

How Anti-Muslim Propaganda Travels From Europe To North America To Trump’s Twitter Account

Nico Ortega / BuzzFeed News<p><b>When President Donald Trump falsely</b> tweeted last month that Germany’s acceptance of millions of refugees had led to a …

Religion

The Latest: Facebook to remove rumors instigating violence

The Latest on Facebook's response to misinformation (all times local):<p>11:50 a.m.<p>Facebook says it's going to start taking down misinformation that …

Internet

Gosar Criticized for Defending British Anti-Muslim Activist

Arizona congressman said British government is covering up ‘Muslim gangs who are raping British girls’<p>Anti-hate groups are calling for elected …

Politics

Far Right In Europe Hope Donald Trump Will Set Them Free

Rhona Wise / AFP / Getty Images<p>LONDON — Donald Trump has not only excited white supremacist and anti-Muslim organizations across the U.S., he is also …

Donald Trump

After uproar on violence due to rumours, Facebook says it will start removing fake news

<b>Facebook has drawn criticism for ‘failing’ to curb violence caused by rumours in Myanmar, India and Sri Lanka.</b><p><b>New York:</b> Facebook has said it will …

Internet

We have turned a blind eye to extremism against the British Ahmadi Muslim community

A web of extremism percolates outwards from Pakistan into communities in the UK.<p>Last month I presented to the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on …

Opinion (UK)

State And Local Republican Officials Have Been Bashing Muslims. We Counted.

<b>A state lawmaker</b> in Oklahoma refused to meet with Muslim constituents unless they replied to a questionnaire asking if they beat their wives. A …

Religion

Keith Ellison Demands Amazon Censor the David Horowitz Freedom Center

Keith Ellison was formerly a member of the Nation of Islam, a racist black nationalist hate group. He has allegedly met with Farrakhan more recently …

Hate Groups

Victims of hate crimes need four simple things from the police to help them heal and move on

opinion<p>Founder of Tell MAMA<p><b>The release of a report reviewing the processes by which police forces record and act on hate crime evidence has been</b> …

Hate Crimes

After Myanmar tragedy, Facebook to remove ‘fake news’ that incites violence

After being criticized for inciting social unrest in several countries, Facebook announced on Wednesday that it plans to remove posts with false …

Fake News

Muslim Americans See a Major Spike in Hate Crimes—and Political Participation

Islamophobic incidents are up, but so is Muslim-American engagement in politics.Muslim-American community advocates recorded a surge in reports of …

Rights & Freedoms

Texas man convicted of hate crime in 2017 mosque burning

(Reuters) - A Texas man was found guilty this week of a hate crime in the burning of a local mosque in January 2017, an attack that a rights group on Wednesday connected to an increase in anti-Muslim incidents in the United States.<p>Marq Vincent Perez, 26, was also found guilty on Monday by the jury …

News (U.S.)

Islamaphobia isn’t just wrong. It’s making Muslims sick

In 2016, I wrote an opinion article that described Islamophobia as a public health issue because discrimination is a known cause of worse mental and …

Public Health

Facebook plans to ban posts that incite violence

Facebook said Wednesday it’d move to ban material that could incite violence.<p>“There are certain forms of misinformation that have contributed to …

Social Media

Dog whistles, indeed: Twitter encourages hate crimes, study shows

"We find that Trump’s anti-Muslim tweets are highly correlated with the number of anti-Muslim hate crimes, particularly where Twitter usage is high, …

Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg Defends Facebook’s Stance On InfoWars

Mark Zuckerberg defended the social network’s decision to keep InfoWars on the platform, illustrating the tension between Facebook’s mission to allow …

Internet