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The narrative that links “radicals” and Islam is familiar to us—it has been intermittently present in mainstream media and political discourse since the attacks of 9/11. But the idea that radical Islam is responsible for many troubles in America is less a reality than an idea, a myth that serves to unify Americans against a perceived common enemy. In 2018 so far, 10,391 people in the United States have died from gunshot wounds. Zero have died from terrorist attacks.

The narrative that links “radicals” and Islam is familiar to us – the false...

the false dichotomy an american precedent for the radical outsider BY CAROLINE RIBET , ILLUSTRATED BY RÉMY POISSON n October 31, 2017, a person drove a pickup truck onto a...

Car Hits Muslims Leaving London Mosque in ‘islamophobic Attack’

A car drove into a crowd of Muslims leaving a mosque in London, England, while the vehicle’s occupants allegedly made “Islamophobic” comments. The incident...
A video posted to Facebook allegedly showing the aftermath of the car attack outside a mosque in London, England. FACEBOOK/SAMIR HAIDARI

Car Hits Muslims Leaving London Mosque in ‘islamophobic Attack’

A car drove into a crowd of Muslims leaving a mosque in London, England, while the vehicle’s occupants allegedly made “Islamophobic” comments. The incident...
Man suspected of planning mosque shooting gets 5 years in prison Bolatete, Jacksonville man, sentenced for unlawful possession of gun silencer

Man suspected of planning mosque shooting gets 5 years in prison

Bolatete, Jacksonville man, sentenced for unlawful possession of gun silencer JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 70-year-old man suspected of planning to carry out a mass shooting at...
Texan says U.S. Muslims lately subject to more attacks, hate crimes than ever

Texan says U.S. Muslims lately subject to more attacks, hate crimes than ever

A Texas member of a Muslim congregation said after a man was convicted of setting its mosque on fire that the United States isn’t what...
Right-wing pundit Bill O'Reilly rails against “Islamic extremists” on his former news commentary show, The O'Reilly Factor. (Fox News)

The Real Founders of Fake News? American Islamophobes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com. Anti-Muslim activists in...
UN Rights Chief: Send Alleged Crimes Against Rohingya to ICC

UN Rights Chief: Send Alleged Crimes Against Rohingya to ICC

The highest-ranking United Nations human rights official has called for alleged crimes committed against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority population to be assigned to the...
In Sri Lanka, hate speech and impunity fuel anti-Muslim violence

In Sri Lanka, hate speech and impunity fuel anti-Muslim violence

A day before anti-Muslim mobs swept through a peaceful hill town in central Sri Lanka, the leader of a Sinhala nationalist group took a...
Counter-terror police investigate 'punish a Muslim' day letters

Counter-terror police investigate ‘punish a Muslim’ day letters

Counter-terrorism police in the UK are investigating a possible hate crime after several people received letters calling on them to attack Muslims on April...
U.S. Puts $5 Million Bounty On Pakistani Taliban Leader

Town Manager Fired for Anti-Muslim Comments to Get $30K

Tom Kawczynski, a town manager in Maine who was fired for posting anti-Muslim comments, will receive $30,000 to avoid a lawsuit, local outlets reported....

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