Riz Ahmed calls for urgent change in ‘toxic portrayals’ of Muslims on screen


Riz Ahmed has announced a new initiative to combat the “problem of Muslim misrepresentation” on screen, saying: “The Islamophobia industry is one that measures its cost in blood.” In a passionate speech addressed to the film industry, posted on social media and YouTube, the Sound of Metal star described his own difficult experiences, including aggressive … Read more

Trudeau denounces truck attack that targeted Muslim family


TORONTO (AP) — A pickup truck attack that killed four members of an immigrant family has shaken Canada, a country where immigrants are largely accepted, and drew denunciations Tuesday (June 8) from Canada’s prime minister, who called it a hate attack directed at Muslims. The victims — two parents, two children and a grandmother — … Read more