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Muslims and Islamophobia: Taking back the narrative

SHAFAQNA - Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world. Yet here in the United States, it seems that Islam has become a topic filled with generalizations and misunderstandings. The events that took place on Sept. 11, 2001, not only changed…

UK Muslims still suffer media bias

SHAFAQNA - The “inaccurate and misleading” depictions of Muslims and Islam in some British newspapers has fueled hostility, a senior official from the Muslim Council of Britain has told Shafaqna. Miqdaad Versi, assistant secretary general…

US official plays Muslim bias to a new extreme

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SHAFAQNA - An Oklahoma lawmaker who once likened Islam to cancer required Muslims to answer several written questions — including, "Do you beat your wife?" — before agreeing to meet with them. Republican state Rep. John Bennett's office…

Media Bias: London Muslims March Against ISIS Goes Unreported By Mainstream Media

SHAFAQNA - Mainstream corporate media is ruining the United States elections, and in this insightful video, Amy Goodman from Democracy Now explains why. She compares Bernie Sanders — someone who is currently making history and garnering…

Significant Bias against Islam, Muslims in New York Times

SHAFAQNA- The November 2015 416 Labs report states that there is a “significant bias” against Islam and Muslims in the New York Times that is likely to lead the average reader to “assign collective responsibility to Islam/Muslims for the…

US Obama denounces bias against Muslim - political posing?

SHAFAQNA - President Barack Obama made his first visit to a U.S. mosque on Wednesday, in an effort to allay the fears of Americans accustomed to pop-culture portrayals of Muslims as terrorists, and to reassure Muslim American youth about their…

A British study: Bias may prevent Muslims from joining the top professsions

SHAFAQNA - Roughly 4 percent of Britain’s population is estimated to be Muslim. However, British Muslims are conspicuously absent from many of the country’s top professional roles. If the information related by the think tank Demos this…