A study at the Cardiff School of Journalism found that "... the most common nouns used in relation to British Muslims were
terrorist, extremist, Islamist, suicide bomber and militant, with very few positive nouns (such as ‘scholar’) used. The most common adjectives used were radical, fanatical,
fundamentalist, extremist and militant...."
It is as if saying that all Muslims are not extremists but all extremists are Muslim! However, putting the boot in the other foot...
Wednesday, April 03 2013 @ 10:14 AM BST Contributed by: Admin Views: 63
There are many factors contributing to the global phenomenon of Islamophobia - often based on crude stereotypes and prejudices. Powerful media interests and political alliances (such as between Likudites/neo-cons collaborating to demonise Islam and Muslims) rarely backdown. However there are instances where a sense of decency or pressure leads to a backdown.....often too rarely
Thursday, September 13 2012 @ 09:50 AM BST Contributed by: Admin Views: 187
Political leaders are to be commended when they acknowledge the State's responsibilities for misdemeanors and criminality. However the process seems selective - some events merit contrition, but not others...