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Delegitimizing Islamophobia: The Legal and Normative Needs of the UK – Arzu Merali The second report in the Counter- Islamophobia Kit project highlighted ten key Counter-narratives to Islamophobia that were needed, or already in operation and in need of support and extension.  To do so, 35 Interviews were conducted with...

Overview/Comparison of Dominant Anti-Muslim Narratives Elsa Mescoli Islamophobic narratives against Muslims in each studied national context emerge in discursive environments which are not neutral and which impact the ways in which anti-Muslim attacks take place/occur. The data collected in each country is synthesized to provide a holistic reasoning behind the...

French Muslims: a History of Incomplete Citizenship- Dr Andrea Bila   Economic crisis of the early 1970s, growing unemployment that hit hard mainly the low-skilled working class immigrants and eventually laws restricting immigration voted to stop the influx of no longer needed foreign labour, changed the way the immigrants from...

Germany, We need to talk about Islamophobia, Dr Luis Manuel Hernandez Aguilar The recent federal elections and the rise of the far-right Islamophobic political party Alternative for Germany (AFD) as the third most influential political force in the parliament, not only preoccupied social commentators as it presented a tangible threat...

The report on Muslim hatred in Belgium has been written by Elsa Mescoli, anthropologist, post-doctoral researcher at the Centre for Ethnic and Migration studies of the University of Liege (CEDEM, e.mescoli@ulg.ac.be), on the basis of previous research experiences and new investigations, as well as with the contribution, in terms of...