BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 16. Islamophobia is
widespread on the planet right this moment, Director of the TRT World Research
Center Tarek Cherkaoui mentioned on the worldwide convention themed
“Islamophobia as a Specific Form of Racism and Discrimination: New
Global and Transnational Challenges” in Baku, Trend experiences.
According to him, over the previous 30-40 years, many research of
Islam have been carried out, however the nature of Islamophobia nonetheless
has not been completely researched.
“Unfortunately, right this moment Islamophobia is widespread on the planet.
First, we should take note of the manifestation of Islamophobia
within the media. Speaking of Islamophobia, we should additionally discuss concerning the
principal causes which can be primarily based on rooted beliefs,” Cherkaoui mentioned.
On March 15-16, the Baku International Multiculturalism Center
(BIMC), the Center of Analysis of International Relations (AIR
Center), and the G20 Interfaith Forum are organizing an
worldwide convention devoted to the International Day to
Combat Islamophobia themed “Islamophobia as a Specific Form of
Racism and Discrimination: New Global and Transnational
The principal objective of the convention is to offer an instructional
dialogue platform on the alarming tendencies focusing on Muslims and
Muslim-populated nations at worldwide and nationwide
The convention, bringing collectively scientists, consultants of
worldwide organizations, spiritual figures, and representatives
of non-governmental organizations from 32 nations, is that includes
discussions on completely different approaches within the battle towards
Islamophobia, a manifestation of Islamophobia in some European
nations, and Islamophobia within the worldwide media.
15 March was designated because the “International Day to Combat
Islamophobia” on the session of the Organization of Islamic
Cooperation (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM), held in
Niamey, Niger, on November 27-28, 2020. In 2022, the United Nations
General Assembly adopted a decision declaring March 15
“International Day to Combat Islamophobia”.