Day: July 18, 2017

Boston Launches Anti-Islamophobia Poster Campaign

    Source: NPR By CAMILA DOMONOSKE The city of Boston is launching a new poster campaign to fight Islamophobia by encouraging bystanders to intervene, in a non-confrontational way, if they witness anti-Muslim harassment. Starting Monday, the city began installing 50 posters around the city with advice on what to do […]

Anti-Muslim incidents soar in US

Source: Arab News Anti-Muslim hate crimes in the US have nearly doubled in the first half of 2017, increasing by 91 percent compared to the same time in 2016, according to a report published by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). The spike marked a sizeable increase on 2016, which […]

UK: NSS claimed Saudi Arabia was the chief foreign promoter of Islamist extremism in the UK

Posted: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:00http://www.secularism.org.uk/news/2017/07/nss-joins-calls-for-inquiry-into-funding-of-islamist-extremism The National Secular Society has joined calls for a public inquiry into the funding of Islamist extremism in Britain after a damning investigation by a prominent think tank. In a report published yesterday, the Henry Jackson Society said there was “a growing body of evidence” that […]