Ibtissam Abaâziz is a sociologist and researcher. She is a co-founder of the Meld Islamophobia Foundation and S.P.E.A.K.
Rahma Bavelaar is an anthropologist and the co-founder and chair of the Dutch NGO Report Islamophobia.
Islamophobia has increased in The Netherlands since 7 October, and far-right Geert Wilders' recent election victory is a deeply worrying sign. Rahma Bavelaar & Ibtissam Abaâziz explain how politicians defending Israel contribute to a rise in hate.