When Indian Muslims are asked to give “Hate” a chance

When Indian Muslims are asked to give “Hate” a chance

The 2014 elections in India brought the icon of the Hindutva Brigade Narendra Modi to power and the immediate effect was a wave of...
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...
Rescuing Islamophobia from the Melting Pot of Oppression

Rescuing Islamophobia from the Melting Pot of Oppression

The right wing hysteria surrounding the introduction of a motion to condemn Islamophobia made by Liberal MP Iqra Khalid has reached fever pitch. The...

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...
No Muslim speakers

Why can’t Muslims talk about the Muslim ban on US TV?

In his landmark work, Orientalism, Edward Said theorised that Muslims are fundamentally subjects of study and scrutiny for Western outsiders, systematically excluded from the...
Trump, Islamophobia and the New McCarthyism

Trump, Islamophobia and the New McCarthyism

A purported secret document is being used by the Islamophobes, Alt-right operatives, Israel and Arab lobbyists in order to push for a presidential executive...
The Quebec Massacre, ‘Home Grown’ Islamophobia & White Supremacist Nationalism in the “Great White North”

The Quebec Massacre, ‘Home Grown’ Islamophobia & White Supremacist Nationalism in the “Great White...

In the evening of January 29, 2017, maghrib/evening prayers at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec in Quebec City ended with the piercing sound...
National Entry-Exit Registration System

National Entry-Exit Registration System

National Entry-Exit Registration System: Arabs Muslims and Southeast Asians and Post-9/11 “Security Measures” Hatem Bazian University of California, Berkeley “In the hours and days immediately following ...
Lack of a Muslim Response to Islamophobia

Lack of a Muslim Response to Islamophobia

One valid question that poses itself when dealing with contemporary Islamophobia is how such a large number of people belonging to a single religious...

Negotiating Alliances in the Age of Islamophobia

Originally posted on hatembazian.com What do Islamophobic figures like Daniel Pipes, Steve Emerson, Wafa Sultan and Nonie Darwish have in common? Many answers come to mind,...