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tried to make Holocaust denial a criminal offence but dealt with it through a culture of civility and censure.
Do you think that racism, and in particular Islamophobia, are growing problems in this country, and what can politics do to fight against this rise?
Most of the evidence suggests that racial discrimination, say in relation to jobs, persists. Ethnic minorities continue to make progress in terms of socio-economic mobility and participation in public life, but that’s mainly because of the extra qualifications they achieve rather than because there is a
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homeland mainly through mediation, but at the same time, they encounter ethnic absolutism and nationalism by affectively belonging in different geographies.
According to the author, Moroccan-Dutch youth, mostly born in the Netherlands, navigate digital spaces to articulate their politicised identities in a time when claims over the failure of multiculturalism, anti-migration sentiments and Islamophobia rise throughout Europe. As a consequence, the book addresses not only how these mostly second-generation migrants navigate across digital spaces but also considers the
Islamophobia, may be having an impact on the way cultural diversity and migrant groups, such as the Chinese, are being perceived. As a way of engaging with these issues, a brief overview of Australian multiculturalism is presented in the next section of the paper.
Debate continues on how best to understand the relationship between ethnicity and nation ( van Reekum, Duyvendak and Bertossi 2012 ). This debate is relatively pronounced in settler societies such as Australia. In Australia, the imagined nation assumes migration and therefore a
reaffirmed in the Situation of Fundamental Rights in the EU, a resolution adopted by the European Parliament in 2015, ostensibly to prevent discrimination against any religious or non-religious community and to guarantee equal treatment for all. This resolution also expresses concern that issues of religious insult and blasphemy laws could threaten freedom of speech in the EU. Although antisemitism, Islamophobia and all forms of fanaticism and attacks on religious buildings are condemned, it seems as if attacks on religion are in fact permitted while damage in the physical