islamophobia

  • 25 Mar 2010

    UKIP is generally treated as respectable and fairly mainstream, while the BNP is demonised. But is there really much difference between them? I decided to compare their policies and found that they were even more similar than I expected.

  • 28 Jan 2010

    New research has drawn a direct link between prejudiced portrayals of Muslims in the media and an increase in anti-Muslim violence. Researchers from the University of Exeter say the press make some feel "licensed to abuse" Muslims.

  • 16 Oct 2009

    Muslim organisations have condemned a planned demonstration by extremists who are calling for sharia law in Britain. Parts of the media have also come under fire for implying that the extremists are representative of British Muslims generally.

  • 3 Jul 2009

    Renounce Islamophobia, the general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation has urged world religious leaders at an inter-religious congress held in Kazakhstan.

  • 14 Nov 2007

    An amalgam of research projects prepared by members of an expert panel examining published newspaper articles and reporting the experiences of Muslim journalists has revealed a "torrent" of negative stories and widespread prejudice.

  • 14 Nov 2007

    The head of the Muslim Council of Britain has condemned what he describes as "the climate of fear" and prejudice experienced by many Muslims in the UK, and has called on the authorities to stamp out prejudice and promote fair treatment.

  • 21 Oct 2007

    The latest controversy over Martin Amis's comments about Islam illustrates how ignorant our debate on identity has become, writes Sunny Hundal.

  • 23 Apr 2007

    A common European platform based on inclusivity and anti-racism was established at a conference of Muslim and Jewish organisations in Brussels, Beligium, last week. The ain is to combat animosity and encourage dialogue.

  • 5 Feb 2007

    Following police action in a high profile suspected UK terror case last week, one of Birmingham's senior Muslim leaders, Dr Mohammad Naseem, chair of the city's Central Mosque, has said that Muslims in Britain are being labelled as a threat in a way that has parallels with the treatment of Jews under Hitler.