Blood Brothers #33: COVID-19 has emboldened the global Islamophobia industry

In this episode of the Blood Brothers Podcast, Dilly Hussain speaks with journalist, author and anti-Islamophobia activist CJ Werleman.

The Australian columnist explains why China’s entire handling of COVID-19 and the “statistics” it is sharing with the international community cannot be trusted, as well as how the pandemic has affected the persecuted Uyghur Muslims of Xinjiang.

CJ also discusses how Muslims in India are being boycotted, lynched and blamed for spreading COVID-19 due to Islamophobic propaganda spread by pro-BJP and Hindutva media outlets and politicians.

Topics of conversation also include the situation of Palestinians during the pandemic under Israeli occupation, consistency in opposing oppression, and CJ’s personal journey from someone who held Islamophobic views to now advocating for persecuted Muslims around the world.

You can follow live updates on Coronavirus statistics via: https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus 

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