Farid Hafez

Farid Hafez

Farid Hafez is political scientist and Senior Research Fellow at Bridge Initiative, Georgetown University. He is the founding editor of the Islamophobia Studies Yearbook and co-editor of the European Islamophobia Report.
The Far-Right Poster Boy that received Funds from the New

The ‘Far-Right Poster Boy’ that received Funds from the New Zealand Terrorist

April 7, 2019
Mr. Sellner, a leading figure of the Identitarian Movement in Austria, received a 1,500 euro donation — about $1,700 — a year ago from the New Zealand terrorist Brenton Harrison Tarrant, whose murdering of 50 Muslim worshipers in the Christchurch mosque made international headlines.
Post-election Austria A New Era for the Institutionalization of Islamophobia

Post-election Austria: A New Era for the Institutionalization of Islamophobia?

October 26, 2017
Every cloud has a silver lining. While the social democratic lead government has not proved a recipe against the Islamophobic shift in Austrian politics, this could initially be much easier to achieve for the social democrats in opposition.