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 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 […]