Nov 7 2012
Contrary to what the organizers of this event had in mind, the unintended consequence of ‘
Islamophobia’ Islamoreality Awareness Month likely will be even more anti-Muslim sentiment than ever before. You can put lipstick on a pig but it’s still a muslim.
Iranian Press TV There is a strong feeling amongst Muslims in Europe that they are the target of discrimination and hatred. They feel like a community under siege. And they hope schemes like the Islamophobia Awareness Month will highlight these problems and bring about a grassroots change in society.
However, the society they live in doesn’t have a very favorable view of Islam. A recent survey reveals just 25% of people feel positively about Islam. And over 60% feel Islam is incompatible in British society. (It’s a good start)