Despite global pledge to combat Islamophobia, systemic anti-Muslim hate is on the rise
Canada is guilty of a lack of concerted action against states committing gross human rights violations, enabling anti-Muslim hate to grow, including when there is a nexus in Canada.
Amira Elghawaby is Canada’s first special representative on combating Islamophobia. Despite global efforts, Islamophobia persists, often state sponsored or accepted among mainstream media and elected officials, write Taha Ghayyur and Fareed Khan. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade