Addressing Islamophobia: A response to the Covid-19 crisis and broader inequalities

ENAR and a collective of NGOs presented recommendations on addressing Islamophobia in response to Covid-19 and broader inequalities, during an NGO roundtable with the European Commission coordinator on combating anti-Muslim hatred.

29 May 2020

The European Commission round table which took place on 29 May 2020 was an opportunity for NGOs working to fight Islamophobia in Europe to share their challenges, exacerbated by the COVID19 pandemic, and to engage with experts and representatives of EU institutions to end Islamophobia.

The collective of organisations put forward 11 public actions to respond to the crisis, protect Muslim communities, and tackle the structural manifestations of Islamophobia in Europe.

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The recommendations are signed by: European Network Against Racism (ENAR), European Network on Religion and Belief (ENORB), Collectif Contre l’Islamophobie en Belgique (CCIB), Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Migration & Development (EMCEMO), Asociación Musulmana por los Derechos Humanos (AMDEH), European Forum of Muslim Women (EFOMW), Fundación Al Fanar para el Conocimiento Árabe, Collectif Contre l’Islamophobie en France (CCIF), Lallab, Association Il Razzismo è una brutta storia, Forum of European Muslim Youth and Student Organisations (FEMYSO), Asociación Marroquí para la Integración de los Inmigrantes, Dokumentations- und Beratungsstelle rassistischer Angriffe e.V, Verein ZARA, Comunidad Islámica Mezquita Ishbilia, Organización Nacional para el Diálogo y la Participación (ONDA), Centre for Peace Studies

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