An Alberta-wide hotline to help people report incidents of vandalism or discrimination related to Islamophobia has received 53 calls since it was launched about three weeks ago.

The organization behind the hotline says it is difficult to gauge whether that represents a high number of calls.

"We'll consider it successful when we don't get any calls," said Mustafa Farooq, vice-president of public policy at the Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council.

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