The world celebrates adding Arabic calligraphy to UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List, in recognition of its aesthetics and ability to link people and spread tolerance, a step that will ensure the survival and preservation of Arabic calligraphy arts.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has welcomed the act passed by the US House of Representatives to establish a special office within the Department of State to combat international Islamophobia, a response to the Islamophobic comments by US representatives.
Muslim content writer, Amatullah Shaw, posted a report on BuzzFeed about the most annoying questions addressed to Muslim women in the West, calling people to stop asking these questions because they are "Ignorant, annoying, and downright offensive."
The Irish parliament is trying to solve the issue of immigrants' access to healthcare services, as it found out that Muslim women face several obstacles inside hospitals, and that it is hard for non-English speakers to get healthcare services in a timely manner.
A new study found that Muslim Americans gave more to charity in 2020 than non-Muslims, despite making up just 1.1% of the population in the USA. Muslims gave more than $4.3 billion to mostly nonreligious causes, thus becoming the most generous minority in the US.
A few days ago, a different experience was offered by the 6th MKE Muslim Film Festival which used art to fight Islamophobia and helped Western societies gain a deeper understanding of Islam and Muslims, by presenting the stories of Muslims from all over the world.
Every November, “Islamophobia Awareness Month” is held in the UK by MEND in cooperation with several parties to raise awareness of the threat of Islamophobia and encourage reporting hate incidents to the police, to help tackle this phenomenon and eliminate it.
The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) released a 6-step guide to keep worshipers and visitors safe, enhance the security of mosques and protect them against any Islamophobic attacks, in response to the high rate of hate crimes in the years 2020 and 2021.
A few days ago, The Supreme Council of Kenyan Muslims (SUPKEM) launched an interfaith youth dialogue forum, which aimed at confronting religious and political fanaticism that escalates between Muslims and Christians during the general election periods.
International media have recently commended the results achieved by “Moussalaha” Programme in Morocco, which aims to rehabilitate terror convicts, after more than 207 convicts, including 8 women, had been reached by the programme since its launch in 2016.