CAIR’s ‘Islamophobia’ Study Distorts Philly Mosque Case

Given the Council on American-Islamic Relations’ track record of exaggerating the frequency of anti-Muslim incidents, data from CAIR’s just-released report (PDF here), Same Hate, New Target: Islamophobia and Its Impact in the United States, issued in concert with UC Berkeley’s Center for Race and Gender and covering 2009-2010, must be treated with skepticism.

Islamist Watch begins this process by highlighting one factually challenged item in the section “Vandalism, Islamophobic Rhetoric, and Violence Targeting Mosques.”