Gb SIMI: Where Bears Roam Free: Understanding Islamophobia in Singapore: An Open Letter to Mr Jason Neo, Christi...

World Islamophobia since 911 has been the rage. Singapore is no exception. I know some Muslims are beginning to wonder if there are many closet Islamophobes who would stab Muslims in the back if given half a chance. I don't believe it is that bad. The majority of those who have some degree of Islamophobia in them have nothing malicious in mind. They are just influenced by the media. That said, there are groups of people who do engage in Islamophobia and make that a principle they hold onto in their daily lives. This article is hence an expression of my opinion on how I see different groups of people engage in Islamophobia in different ways. It is also meant for Muslims to understand the Islamophobic mind. Please note that I will be discussing Islamophobia in the Singapore context only. Clarifying my position - Because I am a Chinese, many non-Muslims don't feel threatened....

Full article: http://wherebearsroamfree.blogspot.com/2011/11/understand...

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