BERLIN (RNS) The Central Council of Muslims in Germany and other Muslim groups organized the rally with the slogan “Let’s be there for each other. Terror: not in our name!”
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PARIS (RNS) French leaders are echoing the message of inclusiveness. “France is not Houellebecq. It’s not intolerance and fear,” Prime Minister Manuel Valls said last week, referring to the controversial novelist Michel Houellebecq.
PARIS (RNS) “I believe that the attacks today will only grow the racism against Muslims,” said Abdallah Zekri, president of the National Observatory Against Islamophobia, in Paris.
(RNS) Australians used the hashtag #illridewithyou to condemn Islamophobia, and to show solidarity with Muslims fearing a potential backlash while riding public transportation.
(RNS) Clicktivism — for good or for ill — brings attention to online hate speech, and “attention is never powerless”‘
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The rally comes against the backdrop of a worrying rise in European anti-Semitism and the release of a report by the Community Security Trust that monitors attacks on the Jewish community.
NEW YORK (RNS) Kamala Khan may make a few people think that Muslims can be heroes as well as villains, but vanquishing anti-Muslim prejudice will take a more sustained and energetic effort by Khan’s human counterparts.
(RNS) The report, which found that incidents of hatred against Muslims had decreased slightly, lists 37 individuals and institutions that “were at the center of promoting Islamophobia in America” during 2011-2012.