Short Essay On Islamophobia

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Abstract:
What is Shiaphobia? It is an irrational fear, hatred, or dislike of
Shi'ites. Muslim representatives often complain about
Islamophobia. They are right in that, Islamophobia is a real problem that needs to be tackled. Demonizing Muslims eventually leads to discrimination and sometimes even to harassment and acts of violence.
Speakers at Islamic conferences and lectures, around the world, routinely mock Shi’ites and call them by the derogatory term
“Rafidah”. People are being brainwashed and are forced to think that Shia’s are enemies and are meant to be killed and which lead them to Heaven. These speakers and scholars are openly misguiding people and no government around the world is taking a stand against such people. Shiaphobia
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It may be hard for the afflicted to sufficiently determine or communicate the source of this fear, but it exists. In recent years, a specific phobia has gripped the world - Islamophobia.
Researchers and policy groups define Islamophobia in differing detail, but the term's essence is essentially the same, no matter the source:
An exaggerated fear, hatred, and hostility toward Islam and
Muslims that is perpetuated by negative stereotypes resulting in bias, discrimination, and the marginalization and exclusion of
Muslims from social, political, and civic life.
It is somewhat hypocritical of us Muslims that when we face hate, prejudice, bigotry from outside the religion of Islam, we call it
Islamophobia, but when there is bigotry and hate within the religion of Islam towards a specific group of Muslims known as

Shias, no one wants to talk about it. Although the problem of
Shia-phobia has been around from many years and has caused serious damage to the Islamic world, society and mankind, what truly hurts is the fact that no one wants to talk about

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