Rise of Islamophobia in Europe – A conversation between European anti-Islamophobia and human rights groups
Rise of Islamophobia in Europe
The Dutch anti-Islamophobia NGO Collective against Islamophobia and Discrimination CTID) cordially invites you to a meeting on 6 March with European partners to discuss the role of Islamophobia in politics.
In the context of the Dutch parliamentary elections, CTID is organising a series of meetings with politicians and others on tackling Muslim hatred and discrimination. At the meeting of 6 March, we will discuss the situation in several European countries on issues such as the Law against Separatism (France), the rise and mainstreaming of the far right (Spain), the approach to Islamophobia at European level and gendered Islamophobia.
Date and venue
6 March 16.00 – 18.00 ONLINE
Julie Pascoët, What are the proposals and demands of civil society towards the European States to combat Islamophobia; what demands and role of civil society towards the European Coordinator for Combating Anti-Muslim Hate?
Yasser Louati (France), Separatism Law in France: what motivated the preparation of this bill? What impact will it have on issues related to Islamophobia and religious organisations?
Aurora Ali (Spain), how far-right parties, including the Vox Party in Catalonia, have used anti-Muslim rhetoric to win votes.
Sanja Bilic (UK), gendered Islamophobia in Europe
16.00 – 16.05 Introduction by the moderator, Martijn de Koning (Radboud University Nijmegen)
16.05 – 16.10 Abdou Menebhi (CTID, NL)
16.10 – 16.20 Julie Pascoët (ENAR, EU)
16.20 – 16.30 Aurora Ali (Muslim Association for Human Rights, Sp)
16.30 – 16.40 Sanja Bilic (European Forum of Muslim Women, UK)
16.40 – 16.50 Yasser Louati (Justice & Liberties For All Committee, Fr)
16.50 – 17.05 Abdou Menebhi & Martijn de Koning (NL)
17.05 – 17.45 Q&A and discussion with panel and audience
17.45 – 18.00 Closing (Abdou Menehbi)
All meetings only take place online and all meetings are free of charge. Registration is mandatory: https://islamofobienl.eventbrite.co.uk