Islamophobia Monitor


The primary authors of this report are Corey Saylor and Zainab Arain of the Department to Monitor and Combat Islamophobia. Many thanks to Maha Sayed, Robert McCaw, and William Burgess for their contributions to the special focus sections of the report. CAIR is also deeply grateful to Dr. John Robbins for his invaluable edits.

CAIR appreciates Maha Elgenaidi and Ameena Jandali at the Islamic Networks Groups for their constructive feedback on the content of the section “The Impact of Islamophobia on Educational Institutions.”

This report would not be possible without the hard work of the following CAIR intake staff: Aida Mackic (Fla.), Albert Cahn (N.Y.), Arsalan Safiullah (Houston, Texas), Edward Mitchell (Ga.), Ellen Longfellow (Minn.), Foadeh Yahya (Mich.), Jasmin Samy (Wa.), James Sues (N.J.), Dr. John Robbins (Mass.), Julia Shearson (Cleveland, Ohio), Khaula Hadeed (Ala.), Liban Yousuf (Ariz.), Maureen Dadabhoy (Los Angeles, Calif.), Miriam Amer (Iowa), Phil Robertson (Ill.), Robert West (Mo.), Romin Iqbal (Columbus, Ohio), Ryan Houldin (Philadelphia, Penn.), Saad Sweilem (Sacramento, Calif.), Saba Maher (San Francisco, Calif.), Salman Zaman (National), Sana Hassan (Cincinnati, Ohio), Susanne Arani (San Diego, Calif.), Veronica Laizure (Okla.), and Zohra Lasania (Pittsburgh, Penn.).

Jul 17, 2017 2479

2017 on Track to Becoming One of the Worst Years Ever for Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes

In its data update on anti-Muslim bias incidents for the second quarter of 2017, the Council on American-Islamic Relations has documented that the number of hate crimes in the first half of 2017 has… Read More
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Jul 10, 2017 2712

Profile: FBI Director Nominee Christopher A. Wray

In May, following President Trump's dismissal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey, over a dozen candidates under consideration for the vacant position had been… Read More
Jul 06, 2017 2708

The Hate that ACT for America Wrought

ACT for America has a prejudice problem. Founder Brigitte Gabriel believes that, “America is at stage two Islamic Cancer.” She also argues that “every practicing Muslim is a radical Muslim,” a Muslim… Read More
Jun 15, 2017 3124

Islamophobia 101

Access a printable version of this document here. What Is It? Islamophobia is a closed-minded hatred, fear or prejudice toward Islam and Muslims that results in discrimination, marginalization and… Read More
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May 19, 2017 3930

Facts on FBI Director Candidates

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Following President Trump's dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey, over a dozen candidates under consideration for the vacant position have been mentioned by current and former government and… Read More
May 17, 2017 4090

Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents 2017 Quarter One Update

Just prior to President Trump’s first official travel to a Muslim-majority country, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy… Read More
May 08, 2017 3785

Civil Rights Report 2017: Appendix

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Appendix Definitions CBP: Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security entity tasked with securing U.S. borders. DOJ: U.S. Department of Justice DOT: U.S. Department of… Read More

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