Researchers hope new inquiry will help identify steps that can be taken to tackle anti-Muslim bigotry
- Holyrood’s Cross-Party Group on Tackling Islamophobia and researchers at Newcastle University will cooperate on a public inquiry into anti-Muslim hatred
- The inquiry is seeking responses about experiences of discrimination from individuals and organisations
- MSP Anas Sarwar has said: “We have established that Scotland is not immune from Islamophobia and anti-Muslim hatred.”
- All of Scotland’s political parties have committed to a formal definition of Islamophobia in an effort to combat hate crime
Holyrood’s Cross-Party Group (CPG) on Tackling Islamophobia and Newcastle University have launched the first ever public inquiry into Islamophobia in Scotland.