In this February 28, 2014 photograph, Alex Jones holds a megaphone and an InfoWars microphone as he speaks to a protest in Dallas, Texas. (Flickr / Sean P. Anderson)
30 Dec 2015

Alex Jones Is ‘No Better Than ISIS’: How The Infowars Host Spreads Fear For Profit

Disseminating misinformation about Muslims is Alex Jones’ latest attempt at earning big money for the talk show host and his advertisers through fear.

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File: The roof of a mosque in Bristol, England. (Flickr / Nick)
26 Dec 2015

British Spies Offer Muslims Incentives for Snooping on Their Communities

British spy agency MI5 has offered Muslims prizes in exchange for spying on their communities.

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Members of the Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Church  stand with signs that show their support for Muslims at the Islamic Association of North Texas. (Ben Franklin)
24 Dec 2015

Despite Increasing Threats And Violence, Americans Show Support For Muslim Neighbors

A professor of theology wrote that efforts in support of Muslims “are shining lights into the darkness being spread by anti-Muslim fear-mongering.”

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Penn State student holds candle in memory of  victims of Paris attacks during vigil (Photo by Cameron Hart)
22 Nov 2015

Podcast: After Paris Attacks, Islamophobia About as Awful as After 9/11

In the aftermath of the attacks in Paris, numerous American Muslims or U.S. citizens, who have brown skin, live in fear of what might happen if they go out in public. There have been several reported hate crimes. One mosque was vandalized by a ripped up Quran covered in feces.

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Spirit Airlines has refused to rebook customers when passengers complained they were afraid to fly with them. (Photo by Woodys Aeroimages)
21 Nov 2015

When Airlines and Security Validate American Passengers’ Fear of Brown People

One week after the Paris attacks, any American Muslim or U.S. citizen with brown skin lives in fear of what might happen if they go out in public. It is particularly awful for those brown-skinned Americans who decide to travel by plane because airlines, police, and security agents are legitimizing

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In this November 14, 2015 photograph, a group of Shia Muslims hold a candlelit vigil in Detroit, Michigan, for the victims of recent terrorist attacks in Beirut and Paris. (Flickr / Lion Multimedia Productions)
17 Nov 2015

Paris Attacks Fuel New Cycle Of Anti-Muslim Hysteria In The United States

After the Paris Attacks, innocent Muslims are facing a host of threats and even violent attacks, while American Islamophobia threatens to reach new heights.

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Brooklyn College entry gate (Photo by Ɱ)
08 Nov 2015

Podcast: NYPD Infiltration of Brooklyn College Suggests Surveillance of Muslims Continues

The New York Police Department deployed an undercover officer named “Mel,” who “converted” to Islam and infiltrated Brooklyn College, according to a report published in the Gothamist. As reported, three Brooklyn College graduates shared how “Mel” had developed relationships with them. She was present “during some of the most private

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File: Empty desk chairs assembled in the corner of a dingy classroom. (Morguefile)
02 Nov 2015

CAIR: FBI’s CVE Program Stigmatizes Muslim Students (VIDEO)

CAIR: “The FBI’s job is not to offer programs that introduce suspicion into their relations with teachers and can lead to stigmatization and bullying.”

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Mnar Muhawesh speaks at a microphone. (YouTube screenshot)
28 Oct 2015

War, Media, Propaganda: Muslims As ‘Other’ — A Personal Narrative Of Islamophobia

In a speech delivered Oct. 15 in Minneapolis, MintPress News Founder Mnar Muhawesh discussed the personal tolls of war and corporate media fear mongering.

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Proposals to build a Muslim community center 2 blocks from the former site of the World Trade Center sparked large protests on August 22, 2010. Since then, religious freedom activists say that there are a growing number of anti-Muslim incidents, with even the FBI warning of a growing potential for violence and hatred. (Flickr / David Shankbone)
21 Oct 2015

Attacks On Muslims In The Midwest Highlight Violent Trend Of Bigotry Sweeping The US

In Indiana, a brutal attack on a Muslim woman in a cafe, while a Muslim family in a Chicago suburb recently received a threatening flier on their vehicle.

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