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‘There is no such thing as Islamophobia.’ Imam Tawhidi On Linda Sarsour, Islam and Media in the West

‘There is no such thing as Islamophobia.’ Imam Tawhidi On Linda Sarsour, Islam and Media in the West

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Monday, 24 July, 2017
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When asked about Islamophobia in the media, his response was somewhat confusing. He said that there was no such thing as Islamophobia, but also said that being terrified of IS was not an irrational fear, thus not a phobia. Like many others of Tawhidi’s, this argument has been heard before in conservative discourse on Islam.