Posts Tagged ‘Islamophobia’

Jewish groups call on their communities: defund Islamophobia now

The ‘personality politics’ of Narendra Modi and Donald Trump – BBC … “Minutes later, the prime minister is introduced on stage as the emcee calls on everyone to make a noise so loud it’s “an airstrike of claps”- a reference to the airstrikes India says it carried out inside Pakistani territory earlier this year. […]

UK Lawmakers Call for ‘Islamophobia’ to Be Officially Classed as Racism

UK Lawmakers Call for ‘Islamophobia’ to Be Officially Classed as Racism Breitbart November 28, 2018 A group of British Parliamentarians have demanded Islamophobia be officially classed as a form of racism in the UK, claiming the country is deeply prejudiced and unfair towards Muslims. The new parliamentary report blames prevalent Islamophobia for divisions, hate crimes, […]

NSJP and PYM condemn repression, racism and Islamophobia during NSJP Conference at UCLA

On November 16th-18th, National Students for Justice in Palestine (NSJP) hosted its annual conference at UCLA. This year’s theme was “Radical Hope: Resistance in the Face of Adversity.” Unfortunately, while the theme is certainly fitting for an event exploring the Palestinian struggle for freedom and justice, many organizers, presenters and attendees came to realize that […]

UK think-tank Demos blames Islamophobia on Russian twitter trolls – maybe

     UK Twitter users divided over Islam may have fallen victim to Russian trolls, according to a research group which analyzed over 9 million tweets. A report released Thursday by the UK’s cross-party Demos think tank shows that a St. Petersburg “troll farm” tweeted far more about Islam than Brexit, reports Bloomberg. Using a Twitter-provided […]