Guardian Article

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/oct/16/america-islamophobia-republicans-politics-trump-carson

Interesting points:

The crude, anti-Muslim demagoguery filling the stump speeches of Ben Carson and Donald Trump has been reinforced by a similarly toxic current of Islamophobia creeping into the liberal mainstream.

When asked at a public event how to “get rid” of America’s “Muslim problem”, Republican frontrunner Trump answered, “We’ll be looking into that and many other things.”

How it relates back to my case study:

The fact that Americans use the language like ‘get rid’ and ‘Problem’ shows the hatred and the fact they believe that Muslim problem are a problem. It is evident that press always try to blame all the fault on muslims and they are seen as scapegoats. We can close mindness of the politicians and public figures as they  don’t intend to spur individual acts of violence against Muslims.

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Guardian Article

Movie ‘Yasmin’

Summary:

A young Muslim woman living in Britain campaigns for the release of her immigrant husband from his detainment in a holding centre.

This movie portrays how perception and behaviour of British people changed towards muslims changed after the 9/11 events.After the September, 11th, the prejudice in her job and the treatment of common people makes her take side and change her life.

It is a “story” built on top of a “topic”. The story is about the consequences of the September 11 attacks on the daily life of a young British Muslim woman. The topic is Islam’s shift towards conservatism (and fundamentalism) that many people blame on The West’s “fight against terrorism”.

How it relates back to my case study:

As this movie shows how bahaviour changed towards Muslims,I can use it as an example of cruelty towards Muslims,because of the terrorist attacks.It showed that people were altered to the new perception of Muslims.

Movie ‘Yasmin’