Islamophobia

VIDEO: Extradition

Extradition is a film that explores the injustices of the Extradition Act 2003 through the suffering of two individuals and their families. The act stipulates that any British Citizen can be extradited to the US without their government even providing prima facie evidence. Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan have been held for

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VIDEO: Producing Islamophobia & Fomenting Fear

Panel on “Producing Islamophobia and Fomenting Fear”. April 21,22 UC Berkeley Thomas Cincotta, Public Research Associates Max Blumenthal, the Nation Institute Arzu Merali is Director of Research for the Islamic Human Rights Commission (UK) Moderator: Wajahat Ali, Research and Writer at Center for American Progress. Part of the 2021 conference at UC

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VIDEO: Breivik – Media and authorities aid Islamophobia

From Press TV. The actions of Anders Breivik in Norway have sent shockwaves across Europe, particularly here in the UK. Breivik claimed to have held links with far right groups in England, and shared their opposition to Islam. But fresh research into attitudes amongst Muslims indicates that they feel the authorities have

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‘Rise’ in Muslim discrimination

Dominic Casciani of the BBC interviewed Arzu Merali about the findings published in the first two reports of the British Muslims’ Expectations of the government project. Researchers say they have found a sharp rise in discrimination against Muslims in the UK. A report, backed by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, recorded increased levels

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VIDEO: Launch of British Muslim Expectations of the Government

Funded by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, the British Muslims’ Expectations of the Government (BMEG) project saw IHRC deliver sophisticated research based on quantitative and qualitative research on the expectations that Muslims in the UK had of the government. The six reports published looked at: citizenship, discrimination, education and schools, hijab, law

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They Hate Women Don’t They?

“It must be terrible having to wear all that,” a friend of mine was told last December as she attended a meeting to discuss the future of Afghanistan, particularly its women – “all that” being some baggy clothing and a headscarf. “Not particularly,” she retorted, putting an abrupt end both to the

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