Anti-Muslim messages on wall
July 23rd, 2018

Researchers have discovered a link between President Trump’s tweets criticizing Islam and a corresponding rise in anti-Muslim hate crimes. Trump’s message has struck a chord with many Americans who believe that Islam poses a grave threat to the Western world. Continue reading

Muslim group kicked out of public pool
July 18th, 2018

Female students from an Islamic summer camp in Delaware were kicked out of a public pool due to their conservative dress. After the incident made headlines, the city’s mayor was forced to apologize, admitting officials “used poor judgment” in pressuring them to leave. Continue reading

Man berates a Muslim woman in a coffee shop
May 21st, 2018

A viral video shows a man insulting a Muslim woman wearing a niqab in a California coffee shop. The incident sparked an intense debate over the merits of Islamic face coverings. Some argue they are oppressive and should be outlawed in public, but others insist this would be a mistake. Continue reading

A letter declaring April 3 "Punish a Muslim Day"
March 15th, 2018

Copies of an anonymous letter declaring April 3 “Punish a Muslim Day” have generated waves of anxiety in Muslim communities throughout the United Kingdom. The letters even include a table awarding point values for specific acts of violence against Muslims: 25 points for pulling off a woman’s head scarf, 500 for killing a Muslim person, and 1,000 for bombing a mosque. Continue reading

March 5th, 2018

An offshoot of the original #MeToo movement, thousands of Muslim women have been using the hashtag #MosqueMeToo to come forward and tell their own stories of sexual assault in the Muslim world. But for followers of Islam, these revelation pose unique challenges. Continue reading

Katie Freeman wears brownface.
October 29th, 2017

A white nurse from the UK, Katie Freeman, has admitted that she has held stereotypical opinions on Muslims. Hoping to challenge Ms. Freeman and expose her to the harsh reality of Islamaphobia, Channel 4 darkened her skin, gave her a fake nose, and put her in a Burkha. Continue reading

Muslim families are frequently ostracized
October 28th, 2017

If having a Muslim neighbor makes you uncomfortable, a new study shows that you’re not alone. Researchers polled more than 10,000 people from European countries and found that nearly 20 percent – or 1 in 5 – did not like the idea of living next to a Muslim neighbor. Continue reading

An anti-Muhammad billboard has sparked anger among Muslims
June 13th, 2017

A controversial billboard overlooking a busy highway in Indianapolis has drawn mounting criticism from the area’s Muslim community. The message makes a sarcastic (and not so subtle) reference to the Prophet Muhammad, calling him the “The Perfect Man”. Beneath this … Continue reading

Congressman Clay Higgins addresses a crowd while holding a Bible
June 9th, 2017

In an impassioned Facebook post following the latest terror attack in London, a Louisiana congressman called for a Christian holy war against “Islamic horror.” Rep. Clay Higgins (R-LA.) sees violence as the only viable solution for combating terrorism. Regarding how … Continue reading

A Muslim baby in China
May 1st, 2017

As part of a crackdown on religious extremism, the Chinese government has declared that parents will no longer be allowed to give their children Muslim names. Names such as Mohammed, Jihad, Mecca, and Saddam are now prohibited. But is this only the beginning? Continue reading