Press reports said that some Arabic and Islamic terms have been commonly used by colloquial English speakers in London and in Londoners’ conversations on social networks during the past years, due to several reasons, including their use in popular songs.
Analysts have expressed their deep concern over the results of the FBI annual report, which revealed a sharp rise in hate crimes in the USA in 2020, calling for rapid action to identify the causes and work to address them to avoid the deterioration of the situation.
#Hate2Healing campaign has been launched recently in several provinces of Canada with the aim of highlighting stories of Islamophobia as experienced by Canadian Muslim women, helping them overcome these experiences and raising awareness of the Canadian community.
An independent study found that British press coverage during the COVID-19 crisis spread Islamophobia and asserted negative and racist concepts and prejudice against Muslims through biased coverage which relied on inaccurate or deliberately misleading information.
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.
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.
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 “Save the Children International” survey showed high rates of racial discrimination against immigrant students in Swedish schools. The survey shockingly revealed negative reactions of teachers and school administrations towards those students.
A survey by Pew Research Center on religious pluralism in India found a clear contradiction between Indians' belief in pluralism, acceptance of others and tolerance, and their deeds on the ground; which shows a great split, based on religion, in Indian society.
The World Food Programme has warned of the seriousness of the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, especially with the approach of winter considering the current political turmoil. The WFP has revealed that millions of Afghans are facing a hunger crisis.