Sri Lanka bans 'face veils': Why have Muslim items of clothing always suffered in fight against terrorism?
So deeply entrenched is our impression of equating the violent Islamism of the Islamic State to the everyday habits of followers of Islam that it skipped the attention of the world at large that Sri Lanka had become only the second ever country in Asia to enforce such a countrywide ban.
With global forces watching India-Pakistan ties, BJP-RSS can't solve Kashmir problem unless they shed anti-Muslim image
India-Pakistan tensions: The global forces see the Kashmir issue as a more contentious one. The human rights issue of both sides needs to be carefully weighed. Hindutva forces treat terrorist violation of jawan human rights and state violation of civilian human rights one and the same. But UN covenants and international understanding of state violation of human rights is treated at different level.
Manipur fears return of insurgency as opposition to citizenship bill grows among natives dismayed at being outnumbered
The Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 is fermenting alienation and mistrust in the North East and might infuse a fresh lease of life to insurgency in Manipur
Mulk movie review: Taapsee Pannu, Rishi Kapoor's perceptive drama is to terrorism what Pink was to feminism
The way Pink explored the nuances of consent in sexual relationships, Mulk sets out to prove, "Terrorism is a criminal activity, not a religious one."
Ten persons have been arrested in Paris for allegedly plotting to attack Muslims by the French Police
White House denies Islamophobic charges against its official, calls it an attempt to defame Donald Trump's regime
The White House has come out strongly in support of Chief of Staff of the National Security Advisor Fred Fleitz for his views on radical Islam.
Twitter briefly suspended her account and prosecutors are examining if her comments amount to incitement to hatred.
Twitter permits Trump retweets of anti-Muslim videos, clarifies that the content does not violate its policies
Trump this week retweeted videos by far-right British politician Jayda Fraser that purported to show Muslims performing violent acts.
Video of Canadian Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh's calm response to racist rant by woman takes social media by storm
A Canadian Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh's calm response to an anti-Islam, anti-Muslim tirade by a woman at a campaign event in Brampton, Ontario has taken social media by storm.
Islamophobic attacks in Manchester have registered a spike of nearly 500 percent since the terrorist attack at a concert venue in the heart of the city last month which claimed 22 lives, according to official figures.
Rising Islamophobia in Myanmar: Facebook 'ban' of anti-Muslim slur 'kalar' sparks outcry among netizens
Myanmar netizens were in uproar on Monday after Facebook seemingly banned people from posting the word 'kalar', often used as a slur against Muslims, at a time of rising Islamophobia in the country.
Manchester bombing spurs rise in racial abuse: Muslim student spat on, another told to 'stop bombing'
A number of anti-Muslim incidents have been reported in the UK after the Manchester bombing with a Muslim woman spat on among other incidents.
More recently, the ascent of Donald Trump to the highest office showed the same variety of disinterest initially. Days after the election, my cousin who lived in California wondered why I was so distraught. Nothing he does is going to affect you, he had said. Is that any consolation? I snapped back.
'Stop hate'? But that would derail Trump's campaign: Protesting Sikh removed from Republican's Iowa rally
A turbaned Sikh man was forced out of Donald Trump's rally in the US state of Iowa after he interrupted the Republican presidential frontrunner's speech by displaying a banner that read 'Stop Hate'
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called Monday for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States."
US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele J Sison spoke on Monday to foreign correspondents based in Colombo.