It’s condemnable activity, but not ‘Islamophobia’, which is an entirely made up terminology used to label fair criticism of Islam as bigotry. Targeting people, buildings and personal property are never the answer, debate in the public arena however, is. KGS
NOTE: Given the number of instances in which Muslims themselves have targeted their own or rival mosques, it’s entirely reasonable to believe that not all these instances were done by the hands of non-Muslims, especially since no one has ever been caught.
2005-2010: Large Numbers of Mosques Targeted by Violence
During the years of 2005-2010, mosques in the Netherlands were targeted by violence 117 times. There was vandalism recorded 37 times and mosques were sprayed with graffiti 43 times. Pig heads were also placed next to mosques. In the U.S. during that period, 42 such incidents took place. These results were gathered by research done by Ineke van der Valk on behalf of the Euro Mediterraan Centrum voor Migratie en Islamofobie. (EMCEMO). In 99 cases, the perpetrators were not found.