The Geography of Islamophobia

The Geography of Islamophobia

"The Geography of Islamophobia" Just months after the brutal murder of American Muslim Nabra Hassanen, who was assaulted and killed in June 2017 in Virginia, it...
Lessons to Learn from Terrorist Attack in NYC

Lessons to Learn from Terrorist Attack in NYC

"Lessons to Learn from Terrorist Attack in NYC" When Sayfullo Saipov used a truck to kill eight civilians, New York City’s sixteen-year hiatus from terrorism ended.  As...
About Visualizing Islamophobia & Data Visualization

About Visualizing Islamophobia & Data Visualization

STARTING POINT: The period of time following the November 2016 presidential election has seen an increase in hate crimes. Researchers, policymakers, and concerned agencies...

Norway: The unholy alliance between ‘secular Muslims’ & far-right Islamophobic activists

By Sindre Bangstad, Researcher, KIFO (Institute For Church, Religion and Worldview Research), Oslo, Norway. A recent court case relating to anti-discrimination laws in Norway cast...
En route to a restrictive policy on Islam?

En route to a restrictive policy on Islam?

"En route to a restrictive policy on Islam?" The word "Islam" appears a total of 21 times in the Austrian coalition's new programme for government,...
Islam is Responsible Mantra

Islam is Responsible Mantra

The blame Islam mantra, a favorite pastime for the media and political talking heads, got a new lease on life after the horrific attack...
Trump’s Islamophobia & the ‘Europeanization’ of US Politics

Trump’s Islamophobia & the ‘Europeanization’ of US Politics

A Fundamental Critique? Many commentators as well as politicians in the past few weeks have easily criticized one of the first decrees of the new...