Mabda Report 27.07.11

Staff Interfaith / Islamophobia News

RISSC Report 27/7/2011 The Rush to Blame Muslims and the Meaningless Term “Terrorism” For much of the day yesterday, the featured headline on The New York Times online front page strongly suggested that Muslims were responsible for the attacks on …

Mabda Report 19.06.11

Staff Interfaith / Islamophobia News

MABDA Report 19/6/2011 An antidote to Islamophobia? Bad news tends to drown out good news, so while Representative Peter King continues his misguided attack on Muslim Americans, it’s good to know that many other people are working to create a …

Mabda Report 13.06.11

Staff Interfaith / Islamophobia News

US: Texas Muslims Launch Campaign against Islamophobia On Friday,10 June 2011, the Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations-Texas (CAIR-Houston) held a news conference to launch a billboard campaign designed to help challenge growing anti-Muslim sentiment in American society. …

Mabda Report 29.05.11

Staff Interfaith / Islamophobia News

MABDA Report 29/5/2011 Importance of interfaith dialogue emphasized Deputy Education Minister of Saudi Arabia, Faisal bin Muammar, emphasized the importance of interfaith dialogue in order to promote peaceful coexistence among the followers of different religions and cultures. “It is also …

Mabda Report 10.04.11

Staff Interfaith / Islamophobia News

Hijab and Muslim women under attack… Irene Zempi, from the Department of Criminology at the University of Leicester, is conducting postgraduate research into the victimisation of veiled Muslim women and their experiences as direct victims of Islamophobia in the streets …

Mabda Report 24.01.11

Staff Interfaith / Islamophobia News

MABDA Report 24/1/2011 France Hails Jordan as ‘moderate voice’ In Region “At a joint press conference held after meeting with her counterpart Nasser Judeh, French Foreign Minister Michele Alliot-Marie commended Jordanian efforts in the peace process, moderate stand vis-à-vis other …

Mabda Report 17.01.11

Staff Interfaith / Islamophobia News

MABDA Report 16/1/2011 “World Interfaith and Harmony Week” Round the Corner While certain parts of the world are undergoing chaotic actions and are in turmoil, efforts to support the “The World interfaith and Harmony Week”, which will be taking place …

Mabda Report 10.01.11

Staff Interfaith / Islamophobia News

MABDA Report 9/12/2011 The first week of the year 2011 witnessed a couple of encouraging interfaith activities. Interfaith goes Environment Friendly A group of interfaith leaders went out on a mission to protect California deserts. Their aim was to encourage …

MABDA Report 02.01.11

Staff Interfaith / Islamophobia News

MABDA Report 2/1/2011 The events of early morning on New Year’s day in Alexandria show the size of the task ahead of us. Murder, destruction in Alexandria; raising of tensions, suspicions worldwide. One single evil act like the bombing of …

MABDA Report 26.12.10

Staff Interfaith / Islamophobia News

MABDA Report 26/12/2010 Muslim and Interfaith Peace Rally The leaders of the Corvallis mosque that was firebombed organized a peace rally in Pioneer Square, after the arrest of Mohamed Mohamud’s who allegedly tried to bomb the Christmas-tree-lighting-ceremony. The hour-long “Interfaith …

MABDA Report 12.12.10

Staff Interfaith / Islamophobia News

MABDA Report 12/12/2010 Historical Revival of Interfaith and Coexistence The periods of time when religious faiths have co-existed fruitfully have always outlasted the times of persecution and wars. This is an important historical lesson to remember when we see examples …

MABDA Report 18.10.10

Staff Interfaith / Islamophobia News

Islamophobia Report 18/10/2010 The Meanings and Uses of Shari’ah The Revealer asked scholars, journalists and academics to weigh in on what shari’ah is, how the media often get it wrong, how it’s being used to create fear of Islam and …

MABDA Report 10.10.10

Staff Interfaith / Islamophobia News

MABDA Islamophobia Report 10/10/2010 American Politics Another example of inciting scaremongering and xenophobia to garner political popularity: U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle told a crowd of supporters this week that the country needs to address a “militant terrorist situation” that …

MABDA Report 30.09.10

Staff Interfaith / Islamophobia News

Rallies Following the so-called “Ground Zero Mosque” and “Qur’an burning” frenzy, it would seem that Islam and Muslims have become the central object for fear and hatred by American mainstream media and extreme right-wing commentators and politicians. While Islamophobic rhetoric …