Organisation of Islamic Cooperation


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Committee: Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Topic: Islamophobia Country: Libya

Islamophobia refers to hostile behaviour towards Muslims which are the result of fear, anxiety and distrust. Through time, misunderstandings through misinterpretations of the holy Quran and the Hadith coupled with the September 11 attacks and the rise of extremist militant groups such as Boko Haram and the Islamic State (Daesh), both whom commit hate crimes in a barbaric manner continued to portray Muslims and Islam as terrorists and a religion that preaches hostility and hatred towards those who do not share the same beliefs.

Libya has had its own brush with a conservative Islam ...