By Ingrid Ramberg
Islamophobia might be outlined because the worry of or prejudiced perspective in the direction of Islam, Muslims and concerns concerning them. no matter if it takes the form of day-by-day types of racism and discrimination or extra violent types, Islamophobia is a contravention of human rights and a danger to social harmony. teenagers are in fact no longer proof against this. younger women and men are patently affected after they develop into pursuits of Islamophobic assaults and abuse. yet, simply as importantly, also they are involved by way of the final upward thrust in discrimination and xenophobia, even if or not it's lively or passive. At this seminar held in Budapest in June 2004, Islamophobia was once mentioned in the wider context of racism and discrimination in Europe, in new and previous kinds. The discussions additionally coated the troubling resurgence of Anti-Semitic assaults, Romaphobia and segregation of Roma groups and protracted types of discrimination opposed to noticeable minorities.The record of Ingrid Ramberg offers a private account of the problems raised on the seminar in addition to a truly valuable documentation of the displays, workshops and debates. additionally it is a chain of coverage options aimed toward combating Islamophobia and fostering intercultural appreciate and coopération.