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  • Violent acts are an outcome of the violent ideology of racist dehumanization. Muslims are increasingly becoming victims solely because of their faith.

  • Islamophobic language by high-ranking politicians, mostly from the far right, normalizes a dehumanizing and racist language when it comes to the por- trayal of Muslims. This reduces the threshold of what is considered utterable and overall acceptable in public discourse and legitimizes discrimination of Muslims as human beings and as citizens.

  • The media plays a crucial role in the reproduction and normalization of anti-Muslim racism.

  • Governments and political parties implement or demand legislations that directly target Muslims as religious subjects, treating them differently than members of other religious communities