Henzell-Thomas (2004) identified the major problems which were perpetuated by Islamophobia and one of them being “the misleading association of Islam with specific cultural identities and practices, especially Asian and African. Sajid (2005) further reiterates this by “Islamophobia is a new form of racism whereby Muslims, an ethno-religious group, not a race, are nevertheless, constructed as a race.” The media in western hemispheres have been responsible for the misunderstanding of the Islamic faith as it is constantly depicted as a religion that condones acts of violence, terror and political unrest. It encourages the thoughts of individuals that Western culture is superior to that of Islamic culture. The media also fails to differentiate between Islamic beliefs and Islamic extremists, who are two different things which also facilitates misconceptions about their beliefs. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva asserts that the bigger picture is
Did you know that eleven million people died in the holocaust? Six million of those people were Jews. The Jews were captured and taken to concentration camps because the Nazis simply hated them. Concentration camps were made to kill off all of the Jews. They did this because they saw them as a problem to Germany.
The Nazi’s passed the Nuremberg Laws in order to dehumanize and terrorize the Jewish people. The Nazi’s are blamed for the creation of the Nuremberg Laws and all people who were involved and took action can be punished. “ The tribunal ruled that there are such things as war crimes and crimes against humanity (including murder, torture, and slavery), that individuals can be held criminally responsible for
The Holocaust. That may just be words to some people, but to others, this was the most devastating thing ever to happen to one human race. The Holocaust happened because Hitler blamed Jewish people for losing World War I. The Holocaust was mostly to get rid of people that Hitler didn’t see as the superior race. The superior race was blond hair and blue eyes.
People who come from different ethnic backgrounds, for example, children of immigrants, can be viewed as not ‘truly French’, regardless of their nationality and whether they were born in France. Religion has also become a racial indicator as certain religions are associated with specific ethnicities. Religion and cultural identity are closely linked and religious faith is often another way to convey or express one’s cultural background. In this way, religion contributes to the separation of the population and lack of integration in France, as it is emblematic of cultural differences. These differences between various ethnic groups causes a lack of identification, creating a cultural rift.
The Nazi party normalized antisemitism and hate speech. That created ethical issues and dilemmas for the German community. Moral dilemmas of this nature are destructive as they can change someone’s life for the worst. Enabling hate speech and other forms of abhorrence made killing innocent people acceptable. Hitler implemented harsh policies that led to World War II and the mass murders of Jews.
(“Final Solution”) The way in which they killed was the most cruelty and coldness ever happen in all the history of the world. They created concentration camps so the Jews work and at the end they were killed, this includes women’s, children's and men’s. The camp ideal was to kill the Jews even with gas chambers, asphyxiation with poison gas or by shooting. (“Final Solution”) This violent crimes committed against groups with the intent to destroy the existence of the Jews was the most atrophy that had occur in all the history of the world. (“Genocide”)This is genocide is consider institutional or systemic oppression because the Nazis took the control and decided to kill all the Jews without any valid reason.
Many years ago, there was a dark time called the Holocaust. It was the time when Adolf Hitler was elected as the president of Germany and he started convincing the Germans that the Jews were the ones that were the problem for everything, and if they got rid of them then life would be better for Germany. Hitler started a group he called Nazis. They were soldiers of his that did as he said, such as the many terrible things to Jews, handicapped, aged, sick, and many many more. After the war Nazis were evil people who were mostly taken to trial to be killed, jailed, or released unless they got away to another unknown country (www.hawaii.edu/powerkills/NAZIS:CHAP1.HTM).
The Nazis believed in anti-semitism and spread it throughout Germany to convince the non-jewish Germans that anti-semitism was okay. The Nazi Party spread that belief as well as their other beliefs and ideas using propaganda which was a powerful tool that was used during World War Two. Genocide, a mass killing of people, is what happened next when the Nazis start rounding up the Jews and putting them into ghettos and concentration camps. These 3 things were added up together and made the Holocaust, a genocide of mostly Jews that was caused by propaganda. “The Holocaust, the state-sponsored persecution and murder of European Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945, is history’s most extreme example of antisemitism.”(United States Holocaust Memorial Museum,
Lives lost during religious wars are nothing compared to those lost during non-religious wars.so why people believe that religion is the cause of wars, why they are wrong and do the extremist represent religions? People believe that the primary cause of wars and violence worldwide is religion. They base this assumption on two reasons; the first reason is examples of some wars that were actually caused by religion, the second one is words in the religious books that are misinterpreted. Most of those who believe that religion is the cause of wars, give the example of the Israeli-Palestinian, which according to these people is caused by religious beliefs. Jews believes that Palestine is actually the location of the ancient land of Israel, which according to the Hebrew, was granted to the Jews by God.