(Upon every loud and massive protest by the community to protest injustice on various issues, there is a counter-reaction and protests from certain groups of non-Muslims that make Islamophobia wilder and more hostile, putting the lives of common Muslims in non-Islamic countries at risk. It becomes essential for a Muslim to decide from a religious perspective what should be his stand during such a time. This article helps you to deal with Islamophobia from an Islamic perspective and gives Quranic guidelines in dealing with Islamophobia)
‘Islamophobia’ means an unreasonable dislike or fear of and prejudice against Muslims or Islam. It has given rise to hate crimes, racial profiling, rhetoric that pushes more fear and hate, violation of human rights and threat to social cohesion against the Muslim community. Islamophobia shot up after 9/11 when Muslims were looked down on as extremists because of their differences due to their clothing, lifestyles, customs and food choices. Some groups...
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