Demonising Islam and Muslims

Editor of The Muslim News, Ahmed J Versi, expressed alarm Friday about a new pernicious wave of provocative attacks from both politicians and religious leaders to vilify Islam. “In the last few months, the discourse has changed and it became an open season to demonise Islam,” he says.

Muslim News, 6 October 2006

The Islamic Human Rights Commission is also alarmed at the recent upsurge in anti-Muslim attacks and Islamophobia which have coincided with the month of Ramadan.

IHRC press release, 5 October 2006