an aversion or hostility to, disdain for, or fear of Islam or Muslims: The graffiti and other property damage at the mosque was motivated by Islamophobia.
- Is·lam·o·pho·bic, adjective, noun
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How to use Islamophobia in a sentence
It was the result of Islamophobia being institutionalized and focused on her.The covid tech that is intimately tied to China’s surveillance state | Darren Byler | October 11, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
She and other Democratic women of color in the House accused their colleagues of advancing Islamophobia and, in one case, “anti-blackness” in their public chastising of the lawmaker.Rep. Ilhan Omar clarifies tweet grouping U.S., Israel with Hamas, Taliban after criticism from Jewish Democratic lawmakers | Colby Itkowitz, Sean Sullivan | June 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Kareen has also made games about Islamophobia and immigration and isn’t afraid to call out the lack of gender diversity in the gaming world either.
Yet what’s remarkable about it is that although it takes place two-thirds of the way through We Are Lady Parts’ electrifying premiere season, it constitutes the show’s first substantive depiction of misogyny and Islamophobia.Peacock's All-Girl Muslim Punk Band Comedy We Are Lady Parts Is a Rockin' Good Time | Judy Berman | June 2, 2021 | Time
Not only did the government enact policies that targeted Muslims, Quatami said, but it increased Islamophobia more generally throughout the United States.Middle Eastern Communities Say Census Whitewashes Their Numbers, Needs | Maya Srikrishnan | March 18, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
Creationists need a Muslim hero, and American right-wingers need a “good” Muslim with whom to deflect accusations of Islamophobia.The Hedonistic, Possibly Holocaust-Denying Sect That’s Hoodwinking Republican Congressmen | Jay Michaelson | April 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was also disturbed by the loaded arguments taking place online that were often filled with anti-Semitism and Islamophobia.How the Syrian War Subreddit Scoops Mainstream Media | Nina Strochlic | November 7, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
This is a show that breeds Islamophobia, paints its Obama character in black, and is hasbara-intensive all at once.
If it has been too easy to jump on the right for its Islamophobia, Bennoune takes on the Western left as well.The True Muslim Revolutionaries and Their Fight Against Extremism | Timothy Michael Law | August 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
As for Joe Kaufman, the FrontPage writer who attacked Aboushi, he was skewered last year for his Islamophobia on the Daily Show.Commentary Mag Defends Bigoted Smears Against Palestinian NFL Player | Ali Gharib | July 17, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Islamophobia
hatred or fear of Muslims or of their politics or culture
- Islamophobic, adjective
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