Last quote about Islamophobia
All quotes about Islamophobia
They were sons and brothers and uncles – like me, like us. Friends, co-workers, like us. They were us. They were loved, appreciated, respected, and they always will be. We won't forget them. I want to tell Muslim Quebecers: you're at home here, we are all Quebecers.
It's high time those behind these messages – whether they are politicians, radio or TV hosts or other public personalities – realise the harm their words can cause. Every one of us is responsible for leading the fight against injustice and discrimination in daily life, for acting in a way that represents who we are, that represents Canada….
There has been Islamophobia boiling up for a while, but the ban makes Muslims feel more alienated and afraid of what their futures look like.
It's the inevitable result of the mainstreaming of Islamophobia we've seen in recent months with the presidential campaign. Unfortunately, it really is up to Donald Trump to repudiate this kind of bigotry.
Given this alleged plan to attack a Kansas mosque, the two other hate incidents reported today against Islamic institutions in Michigan and New Jersey, and the overall spike in anti-mosque incidents nationwide, state and federal authorities should offer stepped-up protection to local communities. We ask our nation's political leaders, and particularly political candidates, to reject the growing Islamophobia in our nation.
You need not be a Muslim, you need not be a person of any faith, you just need to be a person of conscience. Imagine your father gunned down for no reason, then let that feeling, that motivate you, to come out of your silence and I especially say this to those with influence within the community and beyond. Every single one of us has a responsibility.
You fit in right here – you're right where you belong. You're part of America, too.
Muslim Americans are our friends and our neighbors; our co-workers, our sports heroes – and, yes, they are our men and women in uniform.
It's just offensive to a lot of Americans who recognize that those kinds of cynical political tactics run directly contrary to the values that we hold dear in this country. And I think the president is looking forward to the opportunity to make that point.
We've seen an alarming willingness on the part of some Republicans to try to marginalize law-abiding, patriotic Muslim Americans. It's just offensive to a lot of Americans who recognize that those kinds of cynical political tactics run directly contrary to the values that we hold dear in this country. And I think the President is looking forward to the opportunity to make that point.
The growing fear of terrorism in Europe has given rise to an explosion of Islamophobia and an increasing scapegoating of refugees and other migrants.
What they want is to nurture this Islamophobia, to nurture this sense of alienation and frustration. This is why we have to stand, this is what I am saying to the Muslims around the world. Do exactly the opposite of what psychologically you would do, which is don't isolate yourself, don't be on the margins, come into the mainstream, be visible, be vocal, be the voice of the voiceless, of the silent majority that are all against what is happening.
Do you think it's one of the objectives of the terrorists to create this division, to create this Islamophobia and thus engender more radicalisation?
This is why we say let us cooperate and work against our own fanatics.
Most people who've had any experience of this will tell you she's absolutely spot on. The last thing we want the community to be doing is acting as the victim. However, these things have to be told and I think it's clear that it's possible to target the Muslim community in a way that other communities can't be targeted.
This labelling is ridiculous and we've said that from the start. Ever since the words 'fundamentalist', extremist' etc. appeared, all these negative connotations, every story in the Muslim community is often followed by these negative connotations.
There is a trend of Islamophopia at the moment – this is wrong and based on misconceptions. We would like to promote the friendship of Islam and to show why Islamophobia is so wrong.