The Rise of Islamophobia: What the Federal Government can actually do to support Muslim refugees

Terhas Ghebretecle and Talha Sadiq A tweet by Prime Minister Trudeau went viral after he welcomed refugees to Canada in response to President Trump’s executive order restricting immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries. The following day, a Quebec City mosque was the target of a shooting that left six men dead and 19 wounded. The perception that Canada…

Banning Muslims? Explaining Xenophobia in the US and Europe

Nalisha Asgarali The fear of Islam and its followers is rising globally. With the United States presidential election looming ever closer, the steady “War on Terrorism,” a raging geopolitical war in Syria, a refugee crisis rampant across Europe, and the global security threat posed by ISIS, the world has been increasingly divided over one key demographic: Muslims….