Opinion

How a kidnapped aid worker who converted to Islam shook Italy

Silvia Romano kidnapped in Kenya faced a hostile welcome when she returned to Italy.

Massimo Di Ricco

by Massimo Di Ricco

Massimo Di Ricco

Opinion

Joe Biden's Muslim state of exception

Joe Biden has to commit to go beyond lifting the Muslim ban to address discriminatory policies Muslim communities face.

Asad Dandia

by Asad Dandia

Asad Dandia

The Far Right

Prosecutors seek 21-year sentence for Norway mosque attacker

Philip Manshaus, 22, is accused of murder and committing an act of terror.

Prosecutors seek 21-year sentence for Norway mosque attacker

Opinion

Like India, Sri Lanka is using coronavirus to stigmatise Muslims

Sri Lanka's decision to make cremations mandatory for COVID-19 victims is an act of institutionalised Islamophobia.

Omar Suleiman

by Omar Suleiman

Omar Suleiman

Islamophobia

Indian media accused of Islamophobia for its coronavirus coverage

A large section of media in India accused of running shows that appear to blame Muslims for the spread of the virus.

Indian media accused of Islamophobia for its coronavirus coverage

Opinion

Coronavirus exposed the real reasons behind France's 'burqa ban'

France's decision to make masks mandatory in public raises important questions about its ban on Muslim face veils.

Rokhaya Diallo

by Rokhaya Diallo

Rokhaya Diallo

Conservative Party

UK watchdog drops plan to probe Conservative Party Islamophobia

Anti-racism and Muslim groups slam decision by Equality and Human Rights Commission to abandon inquiry.

UK watchdog drops plan to probe Conservative Party Islamophobia

Norway

Norway mosque suspect denies guilt, makes far-right sign in court

Philip Manshaus is accused of terror and murder after a failed shooting spree at a mosque and killing his stepsister.

Norway mosque suspect denies guilt, makes far-right sign in court

Islamophobia

Why Arabs are speaking out against Islamophobia in India

Anger in Gulf region as right-wing Hindus target Muslims, accusing them of a 'conspiracy' to spread coronavirus.

Why Arabs are speaking out against Islamophobia in India

India

'Do not buy from Muslims': BJP leader in India calls for boycott

Governing party reprimands Uttar Pradesh legislator for accusing Muslim vendors of 'infecting vegetables with saliva'.

'Do not buy from Muslims': BJP leader in India calls for boycott

India

India should be placed on religious freedom blacklist: US panel

India protests as US Commission on International Religious Freedom puts it on 'countries of particular concern' list.

India should be placed on religious freedom blacklist: US panel

Opinion

How the coronavirus outbreak in India was blamed on Muslims

The COVID-19 pandemic has been turned into yet another Islamophobic conspiracy theory.

Apoorvanand

by Apoorvanand

Apoorvanand

India

'Apartheid': Hindu, Muslim wards in Gujarat hospital

Government hospital in Gujarat state separates patients on religious lines, triggering accusations of 'apartheid'.

India hospital segregates Muslim and Hindu coronavirus patients

United Kingdom

Anger as right-wing UK voices suggest Ramadan virus spread

Scapegoating narratives may pose additional dangers to public health, warn experts.

Anger as right-wing UK voices suggest Ramadan virus spread

Coronavirus pandemic

How Tablighi Jamaat event became India's worst coronavirus vector

With nearly a third of cases linked to its New Delhi gathering, Muslim missionary movement comes under intense scrutiny.

How Tablighi Jamaat event became India's worst coronavirus vector