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Irene Zempi and Imran Awan

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781447331964

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447331964.001.0001

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Prevention and responses

Prevention and responses

(p.69) 6 Prevention and responses

Irene Zempi

Imran Awan

Policy Press

This chapter offers recommendations for preventing and responding to online and offline Islamophobia, based on the views and suggestions of the participants. Recommendations included better media training in order to report stories about Muslims and Islam fairly; witnesses intervening (where possible and safe) to protect, assist victims of Islamophobia and inform the police; more information in the form of workshops, advertisements, posters, flyers, reports promoted in mosques, community centres, businesses, shops, cafes and schools; social media companies making their systems of reporting hate crime more user friendly; diversity in the criminal justice system.

Keywords:   recommendations, training, diversity, media, Islamophobia

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