Islamophobia

Remove Islamaphobic hashtags: PIL in Telangana High Court

On an earlier occasion, the bench had directed Twitter to file a counter in the present case.

published on : 21st August 2020

Racism is not restricted to colour of skin: Irfan Pathan

Pathan took to Twitter: "Racism is not restricted to the colour of the skin. Not allowing to buy a home in a society just because u have a different faith is a part of racism too..."

published on : 9th June 2020

German man held for planning attack similar to Christchurch on Muslims

Police found weapons in the suspect's home, as well as electronic files containing right-wing extremist content. 

published on : 8th June 2020

Subramanian Swamy hits back again after UN official criticises his Muslim comments

Dieng added, hate speech and the dehumanisation of others go against international human rights norms and values.

published on : 21st May 2020

Indian worker in UAE mining firm fired for 'Islamophobic' social media posts

Brajkishore Gupta was fired without notice for calling Indian Muslims 'coronavirus spreaders' and hailing the Delhi riots as 'divine justice' in his Facebook posts.

published on : 18th May 2020

Minorities flourishing in India; Islamophobia allegations attempt to defame country: Naqvi

Naqvi's remarks come days after a wave of angry reactions on Twitter by citizens, activists from various Arab countries following allegations that Muslims are being blamed spreading COVID-19 in India.

published on : 12th May 2020

Bakery owner in Chennai arrested over Islamophobic advertisement

A complaint was lodged against him saying the words depicted Muslims in a bad light

published on : 10th May 2020

INTERVIEW | No incident of discrimination against minorities under Modi govt: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

All the sections including minorities are strongly moving forward on the path of ‘development with dignity’ under the Modi government.

published on : 4th May 2020

Case filed as poster banning entry of Muslim traders appear in MP village

“Isn’t this act against the Prime Minister’s appeal. Doesn’t such an act amount to offence under our law?," former CM Digvijaya Singh asked tweeting a picture of the poster.

published on : 4th May 2020

Three Indians in UAE lose jobs for 'Islamobhobic' social media posts despite ambassador's warning

On April 20, India's ambassador to the UAE Pavan Kapoor had warned Indian expatriates against such behaviour.

published on : 3rd May 2020

Social media posts from Arab world on Islamophobia part of 'propaganda': India

MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava also said the Gulf countries are deeply committed to friendly relations with India.

published on : 1st May 2020

WATCH | Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA tells people not to buy vegetables from Muslim vendors

The clip has now been widely shared on social media, triggering a controversy.

published on : 28th April 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic used to fan anti-Muslim sentiment in India, says Lancet

Citing the example of the misinformation campaign run around Tablighi Jamaat, the piece also said that the pandemic has been used to “fan anti-Muslim sentiment”.

published on : 25th April 2020

After OIC, now former bureaucrats express concern over ‘Islamophobia' in India

The former bureaucrats have also identified the role of sections of the media in worsening what was already a communally charged scenario.

published on : 24th April 2020

After backlash, Malayali businessman in UAE apologises for 'Islamophobic' poem

Though the poem did not name any community, images accompanying it in the background showed a preacher leading a crowd of blindfolded men wearing kurta pyjama and skull caps.

published on : 20th April 2020
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