The Listening Post

Grappling with the far right on the UK's airwaves

Do the media help manufacture far-right movements? Plus, Ethiopia's new prime minister and the hope for media reform.

Europe

Boris Johnson 'to face probe' over Islamophobic remarks

The former UK foreign secretary compared Muslims who wear veils with bank robbers in article published in major outlet.

Boris Johnson 'to face probe' over Islamophobic remarks

United Kingdom

'Dehumanising': Muslims dissect Boris' 'burka' comments

The former foreign secretary is yet to apologise for saying Muslims wearing the full face veil 'look like letter boxes'.

UK Muslim women on Boris Johnson's racist 'burka' comments

Opinion

On Richard Dawkins, church bells and the adhan

The sounds of the adhan and the church bell are both beautiful - but one drives the Islamophobes berserk.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Islamophobia

UK: Boris Johnson slammed over Islamophobic comments

New calls for Islamophobia inquiry in Johnson's party after he says women wearing face veils resemble 'letter boxes'.

UK: Boris Johnson slammed over Islamophobic comments

Special series

Twice a Victim: How Have Attacks Affected Muslims in Europe?

As attacks continue to be linked to Islam, European Muslims share their stories of loss, discrimination and identity.

United Kingdom

UK bookstore attacked by 'mask-wearing fascists'

Politicians, authors and activists express solidarity with socialist bookstore in central London.

UK bookstore attacked by 'mask-wearing fascists'

Islamophobia

European Muslims on identity, bereavement and loss

Muslims who lost relatives in attacks, stress the difference between their faith and the fighters.

European Muslims on identity, bereavement and loss

Denmark

Denmark issues first face veil fine after tussle

A 28-year-old fined $156 by Danish police after another woman tried to tear off her face veil at a mall.

Denmark issues first face veil fine after tussle

Islamophobia

Muslim employees at Halliburton called 'terrorists': lawsuit

A complaint filed in Texas shines a light on the alleged discrimination of Muslims in the workplace.

Muslim employees at Halliburton called 'terrorists': lawsuit

The Far Right

Is Sweden's far right heading for success at the polls?

Concerns over migration drive support for the far right, which is also anti-EU, ahead of September 9 elections.

Sweden Democrats: How will the far right perform in elections?

United Kingdom

Trump ambassador lobbied UK over jailed Tommy Robinson: report

Robinson is a founder of the far-right English Defence League, which has organised protests against Muslim immigrants.

Trump ambassador lobbied UK over jailed Tommy Robinson: report

Sri Lanka

Why is a Hindu group against teachers wearing abaya?

When a new staff member wore the robe to a school in Sri Lanka's northeast, anti-Muslim violence and rallies followed.

Hindu group protests against Muslim teachers wearing abaya

Al Jazeera World

Truck Attack in Nice

French Muslim families who lost loved ones in the Nice truck attack struggle with bereavement and Islamophobia.

US & Canada

Arab American comedian wins lawsuit against American neo-Nazi

Comedian Dean Obeidallah won a defamation lawsuit against Ohio neo-Nazi who accused him of being a terrorist mastermind.

Arab American comedian wins lawsuit against American neo-Nazi