Islamophobia

'Punish a Muslim Day' hate letter sparks online outrage in the UK

The letter offers 'points' - 10 to verbally abuse a Muslim and 2500 to nuke Mecca.

Mar 14, 2018, 08:31 AM IST

What is it to be a Muslim in UK? White woman wears burqa for a week to find out

What is it to be a Muslim in the UK amid rising cases of Islamophobia?

Oct 24, 2017, 09:49 AM IST

In Canada's Montreal, you may not be able to wear sunglasses or burqas on local buses anymore

If you are in Canada and are visiting Montreal, remember not to wear your sunglasses on the local bus.

Oct 20, 2017, 13:30 PM IST

Van rams worshippers leaving London mosque, killing at least one; police say 'potential terror attack'

The Muslim Council of Britain said the vehicle hit people as they were leaving the Finsbury Park Mosque, one of the biggest in the country. 

Jun 19, 2017, 23:21 PM IST

Hijab-clad Australia schoolgirls forced to leave expo as people felt threatened

The incident came just over a week after Salman Abedi killed 22 people in the suicide bomb attack in Manchester at an Ariana Grande concert.

Jun 05, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

Rakhi Sawant slams US President Donald Trump in her new video and wants to settle in America!

Motormouth Rakhi Sawant is known for speaking her heart out which in turn more often than not ends up creating a pool of controversies. The Bollywood babe this time went a step ahead and talked about none other than US President Donald Trump.

May 20, 2017, 13:12 PM IST

Erdogan spokesman says European countries working for ''no'' vote in Turkish referendum

President Tayyip Erdogan`s spokesman said on Thursday some European countries were working for the rejection of constitutional changes in Turkey`s April`s referendum and voiced concern about what it called rising Islamophobia and racism in Europe.

Mar 09, 2017, 16:31 PM IST

Kansas shooting: UN chief denounces xenophobia, Islamophobia

UN chief Antonio Guterres strongly denounces xenophobia and Islamophobia, his spokesperson said in the wake of the alleged racially motivated shooting of an Indian engineer in the US.

Feb 25, 2017, 14:09 PM IST

Donald Trump top security nominee fixated on Islamic extremism

US President-elect Donald Trump`s choice to be his powerful national security advisor, Michael Flynn, is a former military intelligence chief who sees militant Islam as the biggest threat to global stability.

Nov 18, 2016, 23:55 PM IST

Islamic cleric, assistant shot dead in New York; local community blames Islamophobia fanned by Donald Trump

A widely respected Bangladeshi imam and his assistant were shot dead in broad daylight by a lone gunman as they walked home after Saturday prayers in the Queens borough here, with the local community blaming the Islamophobia fanned by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for the attack.

Aug 14, 2016, 09:11 AM IST

SHOCKING! Muslim couple kicked off US-bound flight for 'sweating', saying 'Allah'

Nazia and Faisal Ali have accused Delta Air Lines of Islamophobia of throwing them off their flight from Paris to Cincinnati, Ohio.

Aug 05, 2016, 17:23 PM IST

Myanmar census data undercuts Buddhist hardliner claims

Muslims make up just over two percent of Myanmar`s population, government census figures showed on Thursday, undercutting claims by Buddhist hardliners that Islam poses a threat to the dominance of their faith.

Jul 21, 2016, 14:49 PM IST

Islamophobic content in California school books: US Muslims

A group of 15 top American Muslim organisations has alleged that a California board responsible for developing school textbooks is injecting 'Islamophobic content' in the new curriculum.

Jul 12, 2016, 13:56 PM IST

2002 Gujarat riots and 1984 Sikh riots are different: Kanhaiya Kumar

JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar on Monday compared the alleged onslaught on varsities with Gujarat riots alleging both of them were carried out "with support" from state machinery even as he stressed that there is a fundamental difference between "emergency" and "fascism".

Mar 28, 2016, 21:48 PM IST

'Islamophobia' forced Donald Trumph to admit about his 'Muslim friends'?

The Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reportedly ducked the question and said, "Oh, I could give you about 20 of them."

Feb 08, 2016, 18:53 PM IST

Iranian film on Prophet Mohammad stirs calls for Tehran to ban it

 A film on the life of Prophet Mohammad is expected to break box office records in Shi`ite Muslim Iran after its release on Thursday, but some Sunni Muslim clerics in the Arab world are demanding that Tehran ban it.

Aug 29, 2015, 01:52 AM IST

OIC to hold meet over combating violence, terrorism

 The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is scheduled to hold a high-level meeting on Tuesday to further strengthen, solidify and coordinate the efforts to counter extreme violence, sectarianism, terrorism and Islamophobia, media reported on Monday.

Aug 10, 2015, 19:47 PM IST

French `anti-Islamophobia` group on trial for plotting attacks

Members of a French group that said it was formed to combat Islamophobia went on trial in Paris on Monday accused of plotting terrorist attacks.

Jun 09, 2015, 00:49 AM IST

Intolerance, extremism on the rise across EU: Official

A senior European commissioner warned on Monday about rising levels of extremism and intolerance across the 28-nation bloc, targeting Jews, Muslims, homosexuals and even women.

Feb 02, 2015, 22:17 PM IST

Kerry calls for more resources in anti-extremist fight, warns of Islamophobia

Countries must devote more resources to fight global extremism, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday, but the battle would falter if it becomes consumed by sectarian division or Islamophobia.

Jan 24, 2015, 00:26 AM IST