Controversies over Islamophobia dog Canada's conservatives ahead of elections

A Conservative candidate in Nova Scotia apologised for social media posts that weighed in on sharia law and backed banning the burqa worn by some Muslim women.

published on : 12th September 2021

Beemapally firings: Leadership portrayal part of larger politics of Islamophobia, says Malayali scholar

Ashraf Kunnummal, a postdoctoral fellow at the Johannesburg Institute of Advance Studies, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, has closely studied the Beemapally firings.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Canada witnessing rise in Islamophobia: PM Justin Trudeau

Canadian Parliament unanimously voted in favour of a motion calling for a national summit on Islamophobia in June.

published on : 22nd July 2021

SC to hear plea for probe into 'Islamophobic posts' on Twitter after Tablighi Jamaat congregation

The plea alleged Islamophobic posts on various social media platforms were spread after the religious congregation showing believers of a particular faith in poor light.

published on : 12th July 2021

Clubhouse redefines debates on Islam in Kerala

Key players in the debates including MM Akbar, Saeed Ibn George, C Ravichandran and EA Jabbar have started appearing in the Clubhouse chat rooms, drawing huge audiences.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Growing Islamophobia in West: Imran Khan expresses grief over killing of Pakistan-origin family in Canada

On Sunday, a 20-year-old man, wearing a vest like body armour, slammed a pickup truck into a Pakistani family of five, killing four of them.

published on : 8th June 2021

Youth rams truck into Canadian Muslim family, four killed in confirmed hate crime

The suspect, identified as Nathaniel Veltman, has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. 

published on : 8th June 2021

Jamaat book accuses CPM of ‘Islamophobia’

K T Hussein, its editor, said there has been a visible change in the policies of CPM.

published on : 2nd April 2021