Islamophobia


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Islamophobia

(ˌɪzlɑːməˈfəʊbɪə)
n
1. (Psychology) hatred or fear of Muslims or of their politics or culture
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) hatred or fear of Muslims or of their politics or culture
ˌIslamoˈphobic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Islamophobia - prejudice against Muslims; "Muslim intellectuals are afraid of growing Islamophobia in the West"
bias, prejudice, preconception - a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
Translations

Islamophobia

[ɪzˌlɑːməʊˈfəʊbɪə] Nislamofobia f

Islamophobia

[ˌɪzlɑːməˈfəʊbiə] nislamophobie f

islamophobia

nIslamophobie f
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Muslim youngsters are being driven into the arms of extremists by alienation and Islamophobia, claims one of the country's most senior police officers.
Ali Bardakoglu, chief of Turkey's Religious Affairs Directories, said: "The so-called conviction that the sword is used to expand Islam in the world and growing Islamophobia hurts all Muslims.
Vincent Geisser further demonstrates in his essay on France that Islamophobia is rooted in Christian Medieval times.
Aimed at teachers, this book contains 20 articles exploring critical pedagogical issues related to countering the bigotry of Islamophobia.
Elected officials in Florida and nationwide must begin to address the rising level of Islamophobia in our society that can lead to violent incidents or acts of discrimination targeting ordinary Muslims," The Nation quoted Ramzy KiliE*, CAIR's Communications Director in Tampa, as saying in a statement.
Sources of Islamophobia are those individuals and institutions that produce and package materials, ideas or rhetoric about Islam in order to promote a skewed view of the faith and to induce fear, hate or prejudice in those who receive the materials," says CAIR.
He is chair of a committee of the Muslim Council of Britain, Vice-Chair of the UK chapter of the World Conference of Religions for Peace, Treasurer of the National Association of Pakistanis and a member of the Commission on British Muslims and Islamophobia.
Speaking at an inauguration ceremony in northwestern Balikesir province on Thursday, Arinc said Islamophobia was being encouraged by certain circles in the West.
Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns of rising racism and Islamophobia in Europe as he once again denounced a recent French bill outlawing denial of Armenian genocide.
Because of recent statements by presidential candidates appearing to endorse Islamophobia and calling for the denial of American Muslims' constitutional rights, we believe it is important that all candidates for the nation's highest office publicly repudiate the planned anti-Islam hate rallies and consider visiting a mosque this weekend as a show of moral support for the American Muslim community," said CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad.
There is no doubt: there has been a significant rise in anti-Semitism and Islamophobia in recent years.
Islamophobia is taken from the Greek word phovos (fear) and means fear of Islam and hostility against Muslims.