Muslims or those perceived to be Muslim suffer from discrimination, stigmatisation and exclusion in all areas of life such as employment, education, vocational training, services and political participation, but also from racist violence and speech, especially on the internet. Islamophobia is a specific form of racism that must be tackled. read more

Quick Facts

  • 11% of Muslim respondents to a FRA survey were victims of racially motivated crime at least once in the 12 months preceding the survey
  • 1 in 4 Muslims have been stopped by the police in the previous 12 months
  • There was a 110% increase in reported Islamophobic incidents between January 2014 and January 2015


  • Who are Muslim Europeans?
  • What is Islamophobia? How can it be a form of racism as Islam is not a race?

Our members’ work

Check out ENAR member organisations’ initiatives on Islamophobia at national and local level


With the support of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Union, the Open Society Foundations, the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and the Sigrid Rausing Trust