Islamophobia

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Is·lam·o·pho·bi·a

(ĭs-lä′mə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
Fear, hatred, or mistrust of Muslims or of Islam.

Is·lam′o·phobe′ (ĭs-lä′mə-fōb′) n.
Is·lam′o·pho′bic (ĭs-lä′mə-fō′bĭk) n.

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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This surge in anti-Muslim sentiment has been a backlash of global and local terrorist incidents in recent years, further exacerbated by Brexit where pro-Brexit campaigners before the vote relied heavily on fear-mongering about Syrian refugees and Turkish immigrants leading to an explosion of faith-based hatred while far-right leaders increasingly justify such hate-crimes by referring to them as 'revenge attacks', legitimizing anti-Muslim sentiments.
Integration has become a buzz word in Brexit Britain amid growing concerns over the marginalization of British-Muslim and a rise in anti-muslim sentiment and attacks.
Anti-Muslim sentiment and support for anti-immigration policies are growing in many parts of Germany after the influx of well over a million migrants from Iraq, Syria and other mostly Muslim countries, beginning in 2015.
Sunil Patel, from the charity, said: "As we have highlighted in recent months, our charity remains deeply concerned about the scale of anti-Muslim sentiment.
As Maya attempts to balance her parents' traditionalism with her own modern outlook, a terrorist attack in Chicago inspires violent anti-Muslim sentiment in Maya's neighborhood, tying personal perspectives into a larger global picture.
Bush's admonitions, some Republican political figures, think tanks, and funders perceived that there might be an electoral advantage in propagating and exploiting anti-Muslim sentiment.
He said that the anti-Muslim sentiment in the US is decreasing on several levels.
He rejected charges by Soros that the government's campaign stoked anti-Muslim sentiment and employed anti-Semitic tropes.
For the growing anti-Muslim sentiment in the world, the author also refers to the role of the media.
Erdogan, for his part, has accused Germany of anti-Turkish and anti-Muslim sentiment.
In a speech last week, a former police chief warned that anti-Muslim sentiment online has been "relentless" following the London Bridge attack on June 3.
Many left-leaning intelligentsia is blaming the BJP and the Hindu nationalist movement for the upsurge in anti-Muslim sentiment.