By Huzaifa Shahbaz, CAIR National

Muslims across Europe are facing severe attacks on their religious freedom. France has targeted Muslim women, mosques, and civil society organizations under the guise of combatting “separatism.” Austria is attempting to strip citizenship from Muslims under the veneer of fighting “political Islam.” Switzerland just approved a proposition that banned niqabs in the name of “national security.”

These and other governments have one thing in common: they are using Islamophobia as a political tool to appease the far-right.

Amid a deadly pandemic, modern far-right groups in Europe have secured more votes and support than ever before…

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America’s largest Muslim civil rights organization.

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