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In the wake of increased incidents related to Islamophobia, the current British government, under the control of the conservative party, is trying to figure out a way to define Islamophobia, after rejecting the APPG's proposed definition, in order to meet the practical and legal challenges facing...
Preface by Cornelis Hulsman: In 1997 I started making press overviews on issues related to Muslim-Christian relations and founded the Religious News Service from the Arab World which later was renamed Arab-West Report. Between June 13, 1997 and July 11, 1998 I collected articles from al-Muslimoon...
 Opinion: Gaps in European laws are promoting a gradual increase in racist movements targeting Muslims. These movements are creating dangers in most European societies, with the vanguard of these movements centered in France. Combating the rise of such movements begins with criminalizing them.  (27...
An press review of recent articles about the growing tide of Islamophobia in Europe and the West, noting the example of the Swiss ban on minaret construction and an Italian call for a similar referendum. It also reports on an Egyptian artist’s response to the anti-niqab posters he saw on a recent...
The head of the Dutch Freedom Party, Geert Wilders, has announced that he will visit Turkey as part of a parliamentary delegation next year. In the past Wilders’ other foreign visits have caused considerable controversy.
This article sheds light on the Western insults directed toward Muslims every now and then. The author suggests that working hard and depending on one’s self is the best reaction toward confronting such insults. He urges Muslims not to be distorted or shaken by these incidents as this is the main...
The author Muḥammad ‘Abd al-Khāliq Musāhil discusses a recent study published by the Federation of Islamic Organizations in Europe [FIOE] about the religious freedom of Muslims in Europe.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) issued a new report on Muslims' civil rights during 2003 revealing a 70% increase in discrimination cases against American Muslims in 2003 compared to the previous year.
The issue of banning the veil as well as other religious symbols at French schools and public institutions is still discussed in Arabic press. Four articles about the issue were published in al-Aḥrār, Sawt al-Azhar, Asharq al-Awsat and al-Hayat.
The Egyptian press is still giving considerable space for the issue of the banning of the veil in French public schools and institutions. Sixteen articles discussing this issue were published over this week.

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