Category: Islamophobia

Muslim woman tells Melbourne Islamophobia forum ‘racism hurts’

A forum in Melbourne heard from a woman who was attacked after the Sydney siege and told to “go back to the Middle East”.

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Where is the “Muslim World?” | Professor Tony McEnery

What is the Muslim world? Prof Tony McEnery argues that this phrase, which was used 11,000 times in articles discussing Islam written from 1998 to 2009 by the British press, highlights an unsettling trend in the media — using language that characterizes Muslims as violent and unusual — a trend that, as he shows, has a long history and he asks us to change.