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Social Media Hashtags… Muslims’ Voice in 2016

Social Media Hashtags… Muslims’ Voice in 2016

WASHINGTON – Facing many challenges in a traumatic year, waves of anti-Muslim hate speech, fear mongering and Islamophobia, Muslims resorted to online activism in 2016, spreading viral hashtags to speak for themselves.

The hashtags came either to show support for Muslims or to correct misconceptions flared by some politicians worldwide.

Here follows a list of the most important hashtags that went viral in 2016, as covered by Muslim Issues section.

 

#IllWalkWithYou

#IllWalkWithYou: Americans Support Muslims After Imam Death

#CanYouHearUsNow

Can You Hear Us Now: Muslim Women Tell Trump

#TraditionallySubmissive

Muslim Women Twitter Storm Mocks David Cameron

#AsAMother

Calls for Muslim Ban Mocked on Social Media


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