#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 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.
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.
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
A children's novel entitled Yusuf Azeem Is Not a Hero by Pakistani-American writer Saadia Faruqi was recently published in the USA, highlighting the huge impact of 9/11 and Islamophobia on the lives of American Muslims and how their suffering continues until now.
British Muslim MP Zara Sultana gave a moving, tearful speech at the Parliament about racism against Muslims and what she has faced because of being a Muslim woman, criticizing the "official disregard" for Islamophobia, which contributes to spreading hatred. https://youtu.be/22Mvts_gVlQ
American author Audrey Farley said that Western literature books that dealt with the Islamic world in recent decades presented a negative stereotype about Islam. That representation contributed to spreading Islamophobia and was exploited for political purposes.
Many protesters gathered in front of Worcestershire County prison in the UK claiming that a senior prison officer has repeatedly targeted Muslim prisoners who are practicing Islam. The Ministry of Justice confirmed an investigation is underway.