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Muslims name 37 groups that fuel Islamophobia
by Katherine Burgess
Groups with a mission to spread prejudice and hatred against Muslims are coordinated and well financed, according to a report released by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, a Washington-based civil rights group.
The report, titled "Legislating Fear: Islamophobia and its Impact in the United States," was released Thursday (Sept. 19), and it names 37 individuals and institutions that "were at the center of promoting Islamophobia in America" during 2011-2012.
The report, which found that incidents of hatred against Muslims had decreased slightly, includes a list of 32 other groups that promote Islamophobic themes as well as a "best list" of organizations that have sought to combat Islamophobia.
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