Web Only
December 14, 2012

Fighting Islamophobia with #MyJihad

American Muslims use social media to take back the word.
0 Comments
My Jihad
A "My Jihad" advertisement on a public bus in the US city of Chicago. Photo from Facebook.


A new public education campaign countering anti-Muslim stereotypes launched this week in the US city of Chicago. "My Jihad" advertisements, sponsored by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, will appear on 25 public buses featuring Muslims' interpretations of the term "jihad". In the United States, the term is often synonymous with "holy war" against Western countries and non-Muslims.
0
MUST-SEE PROGRAMMES