Islamophobia was on rise particularly after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks but it's frequency and notoriety has increased in the U.S. during the past decade, Muslim leaders here say.

Some even argue that there are those who have a very clear agenda to propagate stereotypes about Islam.

The burning of a mosque in Texas and fliers distributed on the streets of Boston demanding that Daesh surrender within 72 hours or Muslims in Europe and the U.S. will be killed are recent examples of anti-Muslims sentiments across the U.S.

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