Items filtered by date: May 2019

Following the Sri Lanka attacks on 21st of April, the conservative Greek daily Dimokratia published a column stating its official position on these attacks the next day. This column targets Islam, claiming it is a "violent faith" which is "incompatible with democratic values and gender equality". In so doing, Dimokratia strives to provide a moral grounding for racism and discrimination, which could incite violence and damage social cohesion...

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The Daily Mail failed to recognise the Islamophobia and the inaccuracies in one of its articles, after the Media Diversity Institute (MDI)  filed a complaint. 

The article, published on Mail Online on 3 May 2019, claimed that “Mohammed was the most popular first name for boys born in Berlin in 2018”, but a closer look at the results of the Society for the German Language (GfdS) study revealed that this is not accurate.

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French GTTO partner LICRA is planning on taking legal action against Renaud Camus based on a recent post on Twitter in which he shared extremely hateful xenophobic sentiments. 

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