This year's annual Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project (IRDP) conference at UC Berkeley--presided over by IRDP director Hatem Bazian--focused on "liberal Islamphobia," with none other than Hillary Clinton being equated with the "deplorables." Meanwhile, the conference shamelessly promoted anti-Semitic caricatures of Israeli Jews. Campus Watch reporter Michael Lumish provides the details at Jihad Watch:
Fast on the heels of the University of California's anti-free speech "Battle of Berkeley"—in which hundreds of black-clad, left-wing, "anti-fascists" attacked Trump supporters in the streets—around five hundred students and scholars attended the weekend conference "Islamophobia & The End of Liberalism?"
The conference poster featured a righteously concerned Statue of Liberty embracing a young Muslim woman in a hijab as if to protect her from the xenophobic natives. The clear implication was that the Western liberal tradition requires open borders and that Muslims as people, rather than jihadis as ideologues, are threatened by fellow Americans.
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