Media statements & news reports

January 24, 2020

We Stand with Wellington’s Jewish Community

Date: 23 January 2020 “We are utterly horrified at the painting of swastikas outside of the Jewish Congregation on Ghuznee Street, Wellington and at other locations […]
January 24, 2020

Standing with Sonny Bill for Uyghur freedom

Date: Wednesday, 26th December, 2019 The NZ Foundation Against Islamophobia and Racism (FAIR) stands with Rugby League / Union great, Sonny Bill Williams in condemning the […]
January 24, 2020

Far-Right extremism in the NZDF

Date: Wednesday, 18 December 2019 The Foundation Against Islamophobia and Racism (FAIR) is deeply concerned that a far right extremist with a white supremacist ideology is […]
December 4, 2019

Media Release: New Muslim-led Human Rights Organisation launched

The Foundation Against Islamophobia and Racism (FAIR) is a newly formed NZ-based independent Muslim human rights advocacy organisation. One of the key projects of FAIR is […]
August 8, 2019

Muslims at Ihumātao: ‘They can always rely on us’

From Meriana Johnsen, Journalist meriana.johnsen@rnz.co.nz Muslim leaders have come to pray with the people of Ihumātao, sharing the pain of having their sacred spaces attacked. “I […]
July 22, 2019

The white supremacist far right – how we got here and what to do about it

How we got here We are seeing in Aotearoa New Zealand right now a rise in organising and activity by the white supremacist far right. White […]
July 22, 2019

What is Islamophobia?

Islamophobia is a closed-minded hatred, fear or prejudice towards Islam and Muslims that results in discrimination, marginalisation and oppression. It creates a distorted understanding of Islam […]