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Comment: Power politics and the pursuit of profits are driving the West's enabling of the RSS and other Hindu extremist groups in India, writes Arif Rafiq.

In-depth: 'Love Jihad' is a conspiracy theory propagated by right-wing Hindu extremists, who accuse Muslim men of luring Hindu women into marriage to convert them to Islam.

Dismantling the counterterror narrative is long overdue

Mobashra Tazamal

Dismantling the counterterror narrative is long overdue

Comment: The language and logic of counter-terrorism established by the US has been used to justify a devastating spectrum of Muslim persecution ...

After outrage, Indian brand pulls ad with interfaith couple

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After outrage, Indian brand pulls ad with interfaith couple

Tanishq jewelry has pulled an ad featuring a Muslim-Hindu couple after causing outrage.

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Coronavirus misinformation fuels hatred against India’s Muslims

A systematic campaign of disinformation blaming Muslims for the spread of coronavirus in India is fuelling hatred and violent attacks.

Khaled A. Beydoun

Between virus and violence: Being Muslim in India

Comment: India's state-sanctioned Islamophobia has singled out the country's 201 million Muslims and scapegoated them as disseminators of ...

Shan. A. Zain

India's coronavirus outbreak unmasks the ugly face of Islamophobia

The Covid-19 outbreak has stoked vile Islamophobia in India, with right-wing extremists accusing Muslims of deliberately spreading the ...

Mobashra Tazamal

9/11 spawned anti-Muslim playbook being weaponised in India, China

Comment: The post-9/11 discourse is a favourite tactic for 'justifying' the Islamophobic policies of governments around the world, writes ...

Why Modi's plan against Muslims is coming unstuck

Olivier Da Lage

Why Modi's plan against Muslims is coming unstuck

Comment: India's Muslims have begun mobilising against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's controversial citizenship law, writes Olivier Da Lage.

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Indian court gives Hindus site of destroyed Babri Mosque

India’s Supreme Court has ruled that a Hindu temple should be built at the site of the historic Babri Mosque in Ayodhya, which was ...

Half of India's police force express 'anti-Muslim' bias

CJ Werleman

Half of India's police force express 'anti-Muslim' bias

Report: A new study has found significant bias against Muslims within India's police force, with more than half falsely believing that Muslims ...

Kashmir, genocide and the spirit of resistance

Farhan Mujahid Chak

Kashmir, genocide and the spirit of resistance

Genocide Watch lists Ten Stages of the genocidal process. Now, Kashmir exhibits all those stages, especially when considering India's current ...

India is terrorising Rohingya refugees in Kashmir

CJ Werleman

India is terrorising Rohingya refugees in Kashmir

Comment: Rohingya have suffered twice; once in Myanmar and now where they seek sanctuary, writes CJ Werleman.

The Islamic State group is not finished – yet

Stasa Salacanin

The Islamic State group is not finished – yet

Analysis: The 'caliphate' may be destroyed, but that doesn't mean IS has vanished. Many predict the organisation will regroup and strike again. ...

CJ Werleman

Facebook: A global threat to minority Muslim communities

Comment: Facebook is being used by Buddhist and Hindu extremists in Asia to spread messages of religious hatred and violence, writes CJ Werleman.

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Pope calls for 'decisive measures' over Rohingya plight

Pope Francis urged the world to take "decisive measures" to resolve the crisis that has forced more than 620,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee ethnic ...

The New Arab

Real Housewives of ISIS: What burqa thought this up?

A comedy skit poking fun at British women who join the Islamic State group has sparked an online debate about whether comedians can tackle ...

The New Arab & agencies

20 killed in Bangladesh restaurant hostage carnage

A top Bangladesh military official says 20 hostages were killed in the attack on a Dhaka restaurant where heavily armed militants held dozens of ...

How to stop IS expanding into Asia

Naveed Ahmad

How to stop IS expanding into Asia

Analysis: The rise of the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq has helped inspire and embolden South Asia's more extreme factions of the ...

Naveed Ahmad

Obama talks new world order with Indian PM

Analysis: Obama is discussing an entirely new relationship between the world’s two largest democracies that could have profound consequences for ...

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