Islamophobia in the Mainstream

Executive Summary What would you do with $105,865,763? That’s how much money was poured into 26 Islamophobia Network groups between 2017-2019 to spread misinformation and conspiracy theories about Muslims and Islam. Unfortunately, Islamophobia is still an acceptable form of bigotry in America. This report builds off our previous work and exposes the funding behind U.S. […]

Anti-Muslim and Anti-Palestinian Activity is an Islamophobic, anti-Palestinian website founded by right-wing extremist Liora Rez. Although the website claims to focus on antisemitism, Rez primarily uses the platform to falsely smear critics of the Israeli government as “antisemites.”   In particular, Rez obsessively attacks human rights activists, Muslim leaders, and people of color, particularly African-Americans. Rez has also referred to […]

How India is Working to Squash Religious Freedom and Deny Human Dignity

By: Huzaifa Shahbaz In recent weeks, the world has witnessed the Indian government’s hateful attempts to exclude Muslim women from society by banning young women from wearing the hijab to school. The ban on Islamic headscarves motivated thousands to protest the grotesque infringement on civil rights by the Karnataka state, which is led by the Hindu nationalist […]

Marjorie Taylor Greene

Who is Marjorie Taylor Greene?  Marjorie Taylor Greene (MTG) is an anti-Muslim, antisemitic, and far-right conspiracy theorist who serves as the U.S. representative for Georgia’s 14th congressional district.   Anti-Muslim Activity   MTG’s Islamophobia well predates her time in Congress. MTG suggested that Muslims do not belong in the U.S. government and has indulged in and promoted widely debunked […]

Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

Anti-Muslim and Anti-Palestinian Activity The ADL has a history of aggressively intimidating Arabs, Muslims, and others who speak out in favor of Palestinian human rights. In 1983, it released a handbook entitled Pro-Arab Propaganda in America: Vehicles and Voices. It lists notable scholars including Edward Said as “anti-Israeli propagandists” and humanitarian organizations dealing with the Middle East […]

The Investigative Project on Terrorism

Mission Statement According to its website, the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT) “is a non-profit research group founded by Steven Emerson in 1995. It is recognized as the world’s most comprehensive data center on radical Islamic terrorist groups. For more than two decades, the IPT has investigated the operations, funding, activities and front groups of Islamic terrorist […]

Be an Advocate Against Islamophobia

1) Educate Yourself About the History of Islamophobia Contrary to popular opinion, the history of Islamophobia pre-dates 9/11. In order to be an advocate against Islamophobia, you must be willing to learn about the history of anti-Muslim racism that has plagued the United States. It is critical to not only educate yourselves but also your […]

Recommended Reading

War on Terror: The Muslims Are Coming! Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror – by Arun Kundnani Good Muslim, Bad Muslim: America, the Cold War, and the Roots of Terror – by Mahmood Mamdani Innocent Until Proven Muslim: Islamophobia, the War on Terror, and the Muslim – by Maha Hilal Don’t Forget Us […]

CAIR-MI Welcomes Hate Crime Charge Against Woman Who Assaulted Muslim Woman on Spirit Airlines

(CANTON, MI, 9/17/2021) — The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI), a local chapter of the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed the charging of Alexandra Lynn Far by Wayne County Prosecutor’s office for her alleged assault of a Muslim woman, Aicha Toure, Sept. 11 on Spirit Airlines. On the […]