Moreover, the media contributed to, and continues to play a large role in the stereotyping of the Arab Muslim civilization. This type of behavior goes beyond distorted news broadcastings and into many movies, television shows, magazines, and websites. Often the media portrays the Arabic Muslim civilization as uneducated, close-minded, uncivilized barbaric extremist, and terrorist. The media can be largely to blame for the blasphemy placed on entire civilization based on a few individuals. Many people around the world in different cultures have grown to be ignorant and have allowed themselves to be heavily influenced by the media.
She joined the Gay Police Association and eventually made a complaint after six months of homophobic bullying. She won her sexual discrimination claim after an employment tribunal ruled she had been subjected to a relentless series of homophobic conduct (BBC news, April 4th 2011.) According to a report by the Gay Police Association complaints of homophobia rose by a quarter in 2008 compared to 2007. Chairman of the association, Paul Cahill, announced that there were situations where colleagues would come into work and openly state their religious opposition to homosexuality and quote from the bible. Many gay officers saw this as an attempt to intimidate or harass them.
This is because they are not of the norm and because they have a different belief system than others. Muslims have been stereotyped from all aspects of their life since 9/11. Muslims who had been in the United States longer than some Christians were suddenly being verbally and physically attacked by those Christians. More and more, they were being accused of misdemeanors that they had never done. They were citizens like everyone else; the difference was that they were the only ones being questioned.
Actually, Arabs are also known to follow Christian, Judaism or Druze religions. (Arabs Religion, n.d.) One U.S. policy that has recently been changed, since the attacks on America, is racial profiling. This tactic if often used in American airports to overt further attacks on American soil. The check-in process at American airports is a stringent procedure that many Americans and visitors are subjected to experience because he or she may resemble the Arab or Middle Eastern race. There have been laws put into place to prevent racial profiling based on an individuals religion or religious appearance in four states, Alaska, California, Massachusetts and Arkansas.
TOPIC: 1. RACIAL STEREOTYPING IN FILMS EG. HOW MUSLIMS ARE PORTRAYED INFILMS SINCE 9/11 It is widely and clearly observed that the world has been changed after the 9/11 incident. If we look at the world politics, we get the impression that the entire world has been dragged in the war against terrorism. This war was started after the unforgettable incident of 9/11.
When people can no longer practice their beliefs without fear or live life in happiness and with liberty, than that can cause detriment to society and freedom of religion must trump freedom of speech. In late 2012 a low budget anti muslim film was released by United States filmmakers. The video depicted the leader of the Islamic religion the prophet, Mohammed, as a womanizer, fraud and child molester. This sparked outrage in the Middle East. In Timergarah, Pakistan, hundreds of protesters caused widespread damage; torching a press club and a government building.
Most hostages were held for ransom and released unharmed; but in 2010, at least 13 were injured and 8 were killed (Schranz, 2012, para 1) 4. ANALYSIS: Many innocent people have been put in danger over the last several years due to pirating. B. Body Paragraph Two: Armed robbery against ships in Gulf of Guinea needs to be stopped. 1.
Sasha Kassoff Islamophobia and Zionism From May 14, 1948, every predominantly Muslim nation surrounding Israel has declared war on the new Nation formerly known as Palestine. The strong Zionist movement in the 1940’s and 50’s has led to a phenomenal amount conflict and physical violence by Palestinians and other supporters of the Anti Israeli movements. The way that these events are and have been portrayed is often very negatively in the western world towards the Muslims who are committing these acts. Zionism promotes Islamophobia in Palestine, the broader region, the US and around the world. And the resentment and anger toward Jews living in Israel and elsewhere, aroused by Israeli violence and military domination, is used to justify further Zionist violence.
Event Analysis Can terrorist attacks impact foreign policies? Terrorist attacks such as the September 11, 2001 attack on the United States became a revolutionary shift in how the world collectively viewed ways to fight against terrorism on the of international politics level. Finding ways to safeguard its national interest became a major factor with the international relationships with other countries. September 11, 2001 was a horrific act of terrorism that was the most unexpected and worse terrorist attacks in history. Many people died that day, and many people today still mourn the losses.
At one point in the movie an American citizen is "disguised" as a middle eastern or Muslim person and covered in patchy facial hair with thick and angry looking eyebrows, as if every person of middle eastern or Arab descent had this appearance1. To make matters worse, this film was released shortly after the tragic events of September eleventh, and so the view of the middle east and Muslim world was already a negative one in the eyes of the American people. This film coupled with the events of September 11th created some stereotypes and racism