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Comment: In France, lawmakers are dreaming of giving carte blanche to the intelligence police, allowing them to say who is 'too Muslim' to be French, writes Raphaël Kempf.

Comment: If anything, the Modi government has weaponised the coronavirus pandemic to further dehumanise India's Muslims, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

India clamps down on Muslims under cover of coronavirus

Hanan Zaffar

India clamps down on Muslims under cover of coronavirus

India is using the coronavirus pandemic to crack down on Muslim activists following widespread anti-government protests last year.

Coronavirus misinformation fuels hatred against India’s Muslims

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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.

The pandemic and rising Islamophobia mar Ramadan in India

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The pandemic and rising Islamophobia mar Ramadan in India

Many of India's Muslims have faced renewed stigma, threats and the boycotting of vendors who venture into Hindu-dominated neighborhoods

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Leading Pakistani cleric ridiculed for blaming coronavirus on women

Maulana Tariq Jameel, a senior member of the Tablighi Jamaat missionary group, has been criticized for saying women who dress immodestly are responsible for the coronavirus pandemic.

Shan. A. Zain

Asia's Muslims brace for Ramadan in shadow of coronavirus

This year millions of Muslims across the world are facing a Ramadan like never before, as communal and cultural events are disrupted by the ...

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 ...

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India charges Muslim leader with 'culpable homicide' over coronavirus

Indian Muslims have been faced with heightened Islamophobia during the pandemic, with some accused of 'deliberately' spreading the novel ...

India's coronavirus outbreak unmasks the ugly face of Islamophobia

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 virus to ...

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

Are religious groups undermining Pakistan's fight against Covid-19?

A large gathering held last month by the Tablighi Jamaat movement, together with lockdown violations by clerics and government ...

Pakistan searches for Muslim pilgrims from mass gathering

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Pakistan searches for Muslim pilgrims from mass gathering

Organisers say about 100,000 people went to an Islamic gathering in Lahore last month, which went ahead despite government requests to cancel it ...

Dozens killed as deadly fire engulfs Pakistan train

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Dozens killed as deadly fire engulfs Pakistan train

Pakistan's poorly maintained, colonial-era railway system has seen several accidents in recent decades. This is the worst such accident in the ...

'The usual suspects': Imams in France

Mohammad al-Mezdioui

'The usual suspects': Imams in France

Feature: French religious leaders have been blamed for extremism and threatened with deportation despite being a force against radicalisation, ...

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