Tagged: Islamophobia

A Donald Trump supporter in Cleveland, Ohio. Unjust hatred against Muslims has reached its zenith. (Photo: Jim Watson/Getty)

Insidious Islamophobia

Islamophobia is real, but not in the way you might think. Mark Lee reports from Malaysia on its many faces. A week ago, I was being driven around in a Grab, the Southeast Asian...

One hashtag provided the perfect response. (Photo: @BIGTOBZSF/Twitter @MOFAROOQ9/Twitter)

They ain’t no Muslims, bruv

After the recent Leytonstone Station terrorist attacks, the hashtag #YouAintNoMuslimBruv began trending on Twitter. If there’s one thing that shows we cannot blame everyday Muslims for so-called Islamic State, it’s this. Islam has nothing...

Refugees deserve our help just as much as our own citizens. (Photo: Getty Images)

Blaming Refugees Won’t Work

The terrorist attacks that occurred in Paris last week shouldn’t be blamed on refugees. In the aftermath of such horrific events, we must turn to love, not rejection. Like many people on Friday night,...

Heading for the Chop

Everybody remembers how brutal the French Revolution was; up to 40,000 people killed by the guillotine; the rise of Napoleon; responsible for Hugh Jackman’s singing in Les Miserables. Hopefully never to be repeated. Sadly...

Why Race Equality Matters in Elections

The upcoming election on May 7 has been overshadowed by politicians exploiting voters’ fears about immigration, asylum seekers and Islam. Voters need an open and honest debate without inflamed jingoistic rhetoric; we must not...

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