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Throughout the presentation of Johan Snel on July 6th, 2018, three themes were discussed: modern democracies, the dark side of democracies, and the lessons we can draw from this.
A number of religious clerics stated their concern about banning the hijāb (hair veil) in a number of states in Germany for teachers. They stated that the decision is a matter of intimidating Muslim teachers so they refrain from teaching. Asnaf Basjak from Osnabrueck University in Germany [position...
The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has alerted to the increase of Islamophobia cases in Belgium. The committee issued a report which criticized the Belgian government for its failure to take measures to address this issue. It called for establishing national organizations...
Organization Danish Halal that includes more than 53 Muslim organizations has criticized the decision of the Danish Ministry of Agriculture to ban any form of animal-slaughter without making them unconscious first. It considered this decision to be discriminatory against some religious minorities (...
The Bulgarian police detained more than 120 people after hundreds of nationalists and soccer fans attacked a mosque in Plovdiv and smashed its windows with stones. The protesters then walked through the city, chanting racist slogans and approaching the mosque that was surrounded by police men. The...
  The Muslim community in the city of Linz, Austria, is outraged after the Red Cross refused to accept a blood donation by Muslims. The Islamic IRG foundation (Austria-based charity group for Austrian Muslims) had been campaigning for Muslims to donate blood, but the Red Cross rejected the blood...
Grand Imam Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib, Shaykh al-Azhar, called on the West to respect the beliefs of Arabs and Muslims. During a meeting with Stavros Lambrinidis, the European Union's Representative for Human Rights, the Grand Imam said that the East and West have different definitions of the term human...
The sufī tarīqah sheikhs announced their rejection of an EU  that they believe to be an intervention in Egyptian internal affairs.  The EU statement denounced “the absence of a fully inclusive process, the lack of attempts to overcome the polarization of society and reducing political space for...
 A recent research discovered that attacks against Muslims have increased in France over the past few years. The French Islamic Council stated that anti-Islamic acts have increased 11.3% in 2013 and 34% in 2012 and 28.3% in 2011 (Author not mentioned, al- Misrī al- Yawm, Feb. 7). Read original text...
The number of hate crimes against Muslims have increased in the West in the past year.  The new year started with weaknesses in the legal system that made it difficult tohold the wrong- doers accountable. The newspaper refers to an article on the Datehookup site which stated that anti- Muslim...
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Egypt's Foreign Minister Sāmiḥ Shukrī has received a phone call from his Dutch counterpart Stef Blok, apologizing for the cartoon contest offensive to Islam. The contest was supposed to take place at the Dutch Parliament.
iMediaEthics Critiques Misreporting About Egypt
The text of the lecture of Prof. Dr. Hans Achterhuis
Cairo expressed dismay at the travel warning issued by the US State Department on travel to Egypt because of threats from terrorist and violent political opposition groups. 
On Saturday, September 30, 2017, a female South Korean tourist (36) was killed in Siwa, the capital city of a remote oasis in Egypt’s Western Desert with the same name. The victim was stabbed several times, by an Egyptian man (27) from Alexandria, whom she has been meeting in Cairo prior to...
The Islamophobia Observatory in Egypt has praised Sawsan Shalabī of the Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs in Berlin, Germany, for her recent announcement concerning Islam, terrorism, and tolerance in society. 
Mona Abu Senna [Munā Abū Sanna]: Fighting corruption requires tackling the economy Mona Abu Senna: Political leadership is not solely responsible for high prices Mona Abu Senna: Economic measures are right so as to prevent the collapse of the state Murad Wehbe [Murād Wahiba] : Fundamentalism...
We must stop and address the phenomena of the Adhān calling Muslims to gather for prayers from a large number of churches in the United States in the past few days to protest against the positions of the new President Donald Trump against Muslims. Before that, Churches in Israel did the same,...
Professor of Islamic Sharī'a at Al-Azhar University, Dr. Ahmad Karīmah, addressed in a fiery message the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, following the latter's annulment of the the annual Iftār at the White House this year.  
The Islamophobia Observer welcomed the call of the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterich to address intolerance and to fight Muslim discrimination, where he pledged to stand up to intolerance for Muslims and humanity, as part of a high-level action to combat discrimination and hatefulness against...

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