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Islamophobia

Fear, hatred of, or prejudice against the religion of Islam or Muslims in general

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Islamophobia is the fear of, hatred of, or prejudice against the religion of Islam or Muslims in general, especially when seen as a geopolitical force or a source of terrorism.

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Incidents of violence across country 'planned attacks' by right-wing outfits: CPM

In an edit in the latest edition of People's Democracy, the CPM mouthpiece, the party has referred to the violence between two religious communities across the country and said that this is a way to..
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India urges UN to recognize 'religiophobia' rather than just Islamophobia


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CBSE frowns upon Gujarat riots question

The question, on which the board issued a statement, was on the Gujarat riots. It asked: "The unprecedented scale and spread of anti-Muslim violence in Gujarat in 2002 took place under which..
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Ex-cricketer says he was nicknamed 'the bomber' and told he would never play in the first team

ex-cricketer says he was nicknamed 'the bomber' and told he would never play in the first team
Former Essex cricketer Zoheb Sharif says racist and Islamophobic abuse he suffered at the club has caused two decades of hurt.
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Islamophobia report shows Tory party 'institutionally racist', says former Conservative chair

islamophobia report shows tory party 'institutionally racist', says former conservative chair
Former Conservative chair Baroness Warsi says a report into Tory Islamophobia shows the party is "institutionally racist" - despite the findings saying otherwise.
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Muslim worshippers attacked with eggs and stones outside London mosque

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Muslims attending a mosque in London have been pelted with eggs and stones in a suspected Islamophobic attack.
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Twitter uses IT Act to claim immunity in Islamophobia case


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Digvijaya asks Facebook CEO Zuckerberg why BJP's anti-Muslim posts were not stopped


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Facebook refused to remove anti-Muslim posts to not upset Modi govt: WSJ

Facebook refused to comply with its hate-speech policy and allowed anti-Muslim posts on its platform to avoid ruining the social media company's relationship with the Indian government. A report..
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Maldives, UAE foil Pakistan bid to form group to target India on Islamophobia at OIC

The Maldives and UAE thwarted a move by Pakistan to create an informal group of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) envoys at the United Nations on Islamophobia, Dawn newspaper reported. As..
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At OIC meeting, Maldives thwarts Pakistan's attempt to target India

Maldives has called out propaganda against India at the virtual Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting at the United Nations. Maldives Permanent representative to the United Nations,..
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Minorities flourishing in India; Islamophobia allegations attempt to defame country: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

The "Narendra Modi phobia club” has been unable to digest the inclusive growth under the prime minister and is engaged in a "nefarious campaign" in India and abroad through fake propaganda alleging..
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Three more Indians in UAE lose jobs over ‘Islamophobia’


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'India heaven for Muslims; social, economic, religious rights secure here': Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on OIC's earlier remarks

Naqvi's statement comes in response to an earlier statement by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) regarding the alleged "Islamophobia" in India.
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‘Islamophobic’ tweets rile Gulf, envoy in damage-control mode


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Citizenship Amendment Act not anti-Muslim, says Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh arrived in the US on Monday for the 2019 US-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue in Washington on December 18 and addressed members of the Indian community in New York during an event. Singh..
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Amit Shah says citizenship bill not anti-Muslim, rejects Opposition charge that it is unconstitutional

Replying to a debate on the bill in Rajya Sabha, Amit Shah said the need to bring this Bill would not have arisen had Partition not taken place on the basis of religion. The Bill does not snatch..
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UK Conservatives will hold inquiry into Islamophobia, says finance minister

British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Tuesday the governing Conservative Party would hold an inquiry into Islamophobia within its ranks, saying it took criticism from the Muslim community..
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Thousands march in Paris against Islamophobia after attack

Thousands marched through Paris on Sunday in an anti-Islamophobia demonstration that has divided France's political class.
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Pakistan celebrates Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh, pays tribute to Bhagat Singh; but India opposes Jinnah's portrait because of 'religious nationalism'

The question is why Pakistan thinks that these men are celebrated when India is going through a strong anti-Muslim phase. And it is because Pakistan also has a powerful Punjabi nationalism. More than..
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Dutch lawmaker Wilders appeals discrimination conviction

Lawyers for Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders appealing his 2016 conviction for inciting discrimination called on Tuesday for a delay in court proceedings to allow an inquiry into whether the..
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Dutch lawmaker Wilders seeks probe into hate speech conviction

Lawyers for Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders appealing his 2016 hate speech conviction called on Tuesday for a delay in court proceedings to allow an inquiry into whether the charges were..
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OIC notes with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world: statement

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca said on Saturday that it noted with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world, according to the summit's final statement.
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