Counter-Islamophobia Project

iSLAMOPHOBIC ORGANIZATIONS

Groups who possess a history of crafting, promoting or using anti-Muslim or anti-Islam sentiment.

ISLAMOPHOBIC
INDIVIDUALS

Individuals who possess a history of crafting, promoting or using anti-Muslim or anti-Islam sentiment.

ANTI PREJUDICE
TOOLS

Individual and institutional ways to reform prejudiced attitudes and practices.

KEY
ISSUES

Short and long-form pieces on matters related to Islamophobia and American Muslims in the U.S.

Featured Articles

The Bias Brief provides the most detailed information to date on the trend in anti-Muslim bias incidents from January 2014 through June of 2019. The mid-year report details the most frequent types of bias incidents and outlines the discriminatory and unconstitutional nature of the government watchlist.

To read the full brief, follow the link below.

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Since its release, the report has received coverage in numerous publications, including NPR,

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Featured Islamophobes

Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents in 2017

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TOTAL RECORDED INCIDENTS

Anti - Muslim Bias Incidents 46%
Other Incidents 54%
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TOP INCIDENT LOCATION

Air/Bus/Train Terminal
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TOP TRIGGER FACTOR

Ethnicity/National Origin
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TOP TYPE OF ABUSE

Harassment

Civil Rights Data 2017

In 2017, CAIR received 5650 reports of potential anti-Muslim bias incidents

TOP 5 TYPES OF ABUSE

Harassment
Customs and Border Protection
Hate Crimes
FBI
Employment Discrimination

TOP 5 TRIGGER FACTORS

Ethnicity/National Origin
Perceived as Muslim
Headscarf/Hijab
Muslim Ban Executive Order
Other Muslim Activity

2018 Civil Rights Report: Targeted

The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ 2018 Civil Rights Report: Targeted

This website is a project of the Council on American-Islamic Relations’ (CAIR) Department to Monitor and Combat Islamophobia.

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

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