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The 'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaign, launched by British Muslim activist Maz Saleem, invites people to share their own lived experiences of Islamophobia and support by posting videos and testimonials.

Comment: For Maz Saleem, whose father was killed by a white supremacist, adopting an official, legal definition of Islamophobia would provide the weight necessary to seek justice.

CAIR condemns Republican's deleted 'Islamophobic tweet' about Ilhan Omar

The New Arab Staff

CAIR condemns Republican's deleted 'Islamophobic tweet' about Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar was the target of a now-deleted tweet invoking the memory the 9/11 terror attacks and directing it at Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

British-Muslim woman campaigns after racist murder of father

The New Arab Staff

British-Muslim woman campaigns after racist murder of father

The daughter of a man who was murdered by white supremacists is launching a campaign and urging the British government to officially define ...

Muslims mourn and raise money for Colorado shooting victims

The New Arab Staff

Muslims mourn and raise money for Colorado shooting victims

The Islamic Center of Boulder has launched a national fund-raising initiative to help the victims’ families under the slogan 'Muslims unite for ...

The New Arab Staff

Syrian refugee hospitalised in Turkey after 'racist' assault

The Syrian man's motorcycle was also set alight following the attack.

Brooke Anderson

Solidarity among marginalised groups following Atlanta area shootings

In the aftermath of the Atlanta shootings, advocacy groups immediately spoke out against the killing of eight people, six of whom were Asian ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

White supremacist propaganda surged in 2020, report says

The Anti-Defamation League has reported a rise in the amount of white supremacist propaganda released in the US last year.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Defiant Sarkozy on offensive after graft conviction

France's ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy fervently rejected his three-year sentence for corruption.

Paris raps Pakistan over Alvi remarks on French Muslims

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Paris raps Pakistan over Alvi remarks on French Muslims

Paris summoned Islamabad's envoy after President Arif Alvi said a controversial anti-extremism bill in France showed laws "being changed in ...

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French lawmakers approve controversial anti-extremism bill

France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of a law to battle 'Islamist separatism', but critics call an attack on religious ...

French far-right leader Le Pen on trial over tweets

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French far-right leader Le Pen on trial over tweets

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen goes on trial on charges she broke hate speech laws by tweeting pictures of Islamic State ...

Appointing an Islamophobe to review 'Prevent' won't rebuild trust

Taj Ali

Appointing an Islamophobe to review 'Prevent' won't rebuild trust

Comment: The UK's Prevent agenda is nothing more than state-sanctioned Islamophobia. The appointment of an Islamophobe to review it only adds ...

Man fighting for life after stabbing outside UK mosque

The New Arab Staff

Man fighting for life after stabbing outside UK mosque

The 35-year-old man was taken to hospital by emergency services after the targeted on Saturday afternoon. It is not believed to be a ...

The racist legacy of outgoing US President Donald Trump

Narjas Zatat

The racist legacy of outgoing US President Donald Trump

It is Donald Trump's last official day as President of the United States, and his departure is a good time to look back on his problematic ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

14 due verdicts over links to 2015 Paris attackers

Three of the 14 fled to Syria just ahead of the Jan. 7-9, 2015 attacks in Paris, which left 17 dead along with the three gunmen.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UN rights chief urges France to withdraw security law

Michelle Bachelet has said Article 24 of the 'Global Security Bill' should be 'reviewed' or 'withdrawn'.

Brooke Anderson

Georgia's Muslims mobilise the vote in Senate race battle

In-depth: Georgia's Muslim community is spearheading a grassroots campaign to get voters to the polls ahead of two runoff races which could ...

Hanan Zaffar and Shaheen Abdulla

How India's 'Love Jihad' law demonises Muslims

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

Lebanon's impenetrable glass ceiling

Carmen Geha

Lebanon's impenetrable glass ceiling

Comment: Women in Lebanon are fighting not just for better representation, but a complete overhaul of a male-dominated system that fosters ...

The New Arab Staff

French minister 'shocked' over halal supermarket aisles

The interior minister linked the presence of halal and kosher supermarket aisles to a failure to integrate in the wake of last week's beheading.

France 'won't give up cartoons' following terror attack

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

France 'won't give up cartoons' following terror attack

Authorities in France said the country won't give up cartoons, as seven people face terror charges for their involvement in the killing of a ...

Two Muslim women stabbed in suspected Paris <em>hate</em> <em>crime</em>

The New Arab Staff

Two Muslim women stabbed in suspected Paris hate crime

Two veiled French-Algerian women were stabbed in Paris after reportedly being insulted amid tensions over the beheading of a schoolteacher last ...

Israel plans bizarre concrete punishment for accused Palestinian

The New Arab Staff

Israel plans bizarre concrete punishment for accused Palestinian

Denied permission to demolish the home of a Palestinian accused of killing a soldier, the Israeli military now plans to pour concrete into his ...

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