A Louvre-led government initiative will open 18 Islamic art exhibitions in 18 French cities simultaneously, in the hopes of disseminating Islamophobia and emphasizing that Islamic culture has been an integral part of France’s culture since the Middle Ages.
The Muslim population in South Korea has exceeded 260,000 Muslims over the past five years due to the tolerance and coexistence there. However, spreading hate speech recently made the lives of Muslims more difficult, especially regarding building mosques. https://youtu.be/Z0WA0etB228
An opinion poll revealed that 72% of French people believe that France’s historical identity will be threatened if Islam becomes its largest religion. Analysts attributed this result to the spread of Islamophobia and the rhetoric of the far-right.
Physicians at medical universities and hospitals in Michigan, USA published recommendations for caring for Muslim women who wear a hijab. The study aimed to enhance the healthcare provided to Muslim women so that it aligns with their cultural beliefs and practices.
Researchers at Stanford University, USA, found that AI systems used in generating written content produce highly racist texts against Muslims and adopt Islamophobic discourses. The researchers called for refining these systems or they will get out of control. https://youtu.be/rhLoinNY8Lo
Applications of over 1,000 Muslim girls were rejected by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) in India because of wearing hijabs in the attached photos. The candidates said that the WBPRB is depriving them of their constitutional and religious rights.
A CNN report revealed that Islamophobia contributed to the spread of a lot of misinformation about Islam, as a result of the ignorance of most of those who criticize Islam about its teachings, warning that these tropes are adopted by most of the world's population.
A video of a photographer stomping and attacking the body of a Muslim man shot by the Indian police caused an outcry on Social Media. The incident took place in the state of Assam, India where Muslims protested against government’s forced displacement.
A Muslim imam called "Sabah Al-Zafar" started a campaign in New Zealand called "Meet a Muslim Family", during which he invites New Zealanders to have dinner with Muslims and ask questions about Islam, with the aim of correcting the negative views about Muslims.
Recent social studies said that the practices of Muslims in Chile and their charitable and community activities contributed to increasing their presence and numbers, in the light of the low rates of Islamophobia and the spread of a positive view of Muslims. https://youtu.be/OIV_F5LoaeY