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The Secret Costs of Islamophobia

posted on September 27, 2016

CNN’s Daniel Burke reports on the rise of Islamophobia. Burke notes that “Islamophobia seems to surge after attacks by Muslim extremists and during presidential campaigns, when candidates pledge to get tough on terrorists, often by singling out Muslims.” He reports that “anti-Muslim hate crimes surged nearly 70% last year, reaching a level of violence not seen since the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks,” according to a study from the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism.

Read at CNN