The fear and terror prevailing against Muslims around the world, especially in the West is called “Islamophobia”. The terrorist attack of 9/11, in particular, led to an unparalleled rise in Islamophobia – and Muslims all around the world were suddenly labelled ‘extremists’ and ‘terrorists’. In the United States, far-right political parties are using this fear to gain momentum in their political career.
The antipathy and insensitivity in non-Muslim societies have driven Muslim minorities to the brink of an identity crisis. This piece gives reference to China, India, and the United States.
Stateless refugees, the Rohingya Muslims find themselves in limbo — and in desperate need of humanitarian assistance. The international community’s lack of coordination will certainly plunge the Rohingya people into abject poverty, followed by oblivion.