The Muslim Rights Concern in Nigeria said female Muslim students face daily persecution in Lagos public schools over wearing the hijab, which shows that some confuse combating terrorism and extremism with Muslim women’s right to practice their rituals freely.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has welcomed the act passed by the US House of Representatives to establish a special office within the Department of State to combat international Islamophobia, a response to the Islamophobic comments by US representatives.
In an open letter, 62 Muslim staff members in the US Congress called for action against the Islamophobia they face, saying that the hateful rhetoric by public officials impacts them and puts their safety at risk, both at the workplace and in their everyday lives.
Unidentified persons vandalized dozens of Muslim graves in Mulhouse, France through uprooting graves flowers and destroying their tombstones, amid calls for the authorities to quickly arrest those involved and bring them to justice to stop such hateful practices.
The two former players for Scotland’s national cricket team, Majid Haq and Qasim Sheikh, have called for a full-scale investigation into the mistreatment and discrimination they encountered during their careers due to their skin colour, ethnicity and religion.
The latest accusation to surface on social media is that Indian Muslims are carrying out "rice jihad" to justify their boycott and violence against them. It was found out that the video claiming Muslims were poisoning rice to be sold to Hindus was filmed in Peru.
A School in Oldham, UK has issued an apology as a video showing Muslim students praying outside in the bitter cold went viral. The footage provoked a furious reaction on social media after it was claimed a female teacher had kicked them out of the classroom.
Bollywood movie Sooryavanshi is facing immense backlash for its Islamophobic content, despite being a box-office success in India. The global outcry is growing over the movie as it incites extremism and violence, amid demands to condemn such movies and stop producing them. https://youtu.be/XyoeoakiUiI