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Contemporary Islamophobia Case Studies

This handout contains six descriptions of Islamophobic incidents and questions that prompt students to consider what could have been done after the incident to show solidarity with those attacked.
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This resource is intended for educators in the United Kingdom.

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English — UK
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  • Culture & Identity
  • Human & Civil Rights
  • Global Migration & Immigration
  • Racism

The sixth case study included in the Contemporary Islamophobia Case Studies handout used in Part 2 of the lesson contains racist and dehumanising language. While this language has not been printed in full, students will understand what terms are being referred to. We recommend you revisit your classroom contact to help students approach this material maturely, and that you prepare your students to discuss the material in a thoughtful and respectful manner. If helpful, please see our lesson on Addressing Racist and Dehumanising Language in our unit Discussing Race and Racism in the Classroom.

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