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VOICES

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1984 anti-Sikh riots, Huda sha’arawi, Jacinda ardern, Hijab

Christchurch Mosque Attack: New Zealand's women came up with the grandest of all gestures against Islamophobia

Kudos to the women of New Zealand and their PM, Jacinda Ardern, for their powerful gesture of wearing hijab in solidarity with Muslim women and the Islamophobia they face.

POLITICS

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New York Times, World media, Islamophobia, Terrorsim

Christchurch vs Pulwama: Why the world's reaction towards the two terrorist attacks must be questioned

Both Christchurch and Pulwama were terrorist attacks, one against Muslims, the other against Hindus. Yet, why are both received so differently by the world in terms of reportage, analysis and emotional outpouring?

VOICES

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Christchurch terror attack, Religious riots, Hate mongering, Islamophobia

Christchurch terror attack: Why hate is the easiest emotion to embrace

Jacinda Ardern, the New Zealand Prime Minister, has rejected the message of hate, paving the path for a more accepting society. Can't we all do the same?

VOICES

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New Zealand, Kashmiris, Islamophobia, Christchurch terror attack

After Christchurch: We are talking about Islamophobia today. But humanity itself is at stake

There is a sharp spike in Islamophobia globally, and Kashmiriphobia in India. Both are attacks against all goodwill and humanity.

POLITICS

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Islamophobia, Ethnic Cleansing, Islam sinicisation, Uighurs

China will make Islam 'compatible' with being Chinese: How the Communist Party is targetting its Muslim minorities

Amid reports of millions of Uighur Muslims being in prison camps, China's latest announcement, of 'Sinicising' Islam, is sending shivers down the world's spine.

VOICES

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Religious bigotry, Anti-muslim, Islamophobia, Healthcare

I'm a doctor. And I'm worried other doctors' dislike for Muslims may even overrule the Hippocratic Oath

In India, where the majority of the populace is Hindu, there is an urgent need for non-Muslim doctors to face their privileges, unlearn their biases and provide more inclusive health care.

POLITICS

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Britain, Anti-semitism, Islamophobia, Racism

The face of boorish Britain - Boris Johnson’s 'Islamophobia' and Jeremy Corbyn’s 'anti-Semitism'

Sadly, over-ambitious and unscrupulous politicians are more likely to succeed electorally.

VARIETY

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Islamophobia, Hindu terror, Priyanka Chopra, Atul kochhar

Atul Kochhar’s tweet exposes many NRIs’ Islamophobia

Unless political narratives vis-à-vis Muslims change, it will have little impact.

POLITICS

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Islamophobia, Uttar Pradesh, Urdu, BJP

BJP earlier slammed Urdu - why include it now in 'Saaf Niyat Sahi Vikas'

After having criticised Urdu, and its speakers, the BJP seems eager to use the familiar language in its own slogans. Ye kaisa insaaf?

VOICES

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Indian Muslims, Communalism, Liberalism, Islamophobia

The burden of Indian Muslim today

The onus is on the Muslims to pass this litmus test of acceptable Muslimness.