Islamophobia Legal Assistance Hotline

On March 9th, 2016  the legal community in British Columbia launched the Islamophobia Legal Assistance Hotline, after a nationwide increase in reported incidents of racial and faith-related discrimination against Muslims in recent months. The hotline connects individuals who have experienced discrimination with free, confidential legal advice and information. The number is 604-343-3828.


The increase in reports of harassment, violent attacks, racial profiling, property destruction and threats from across the country prompted lawyers and legal organizations in British Columbia to ensure a means by which people experiencing this racism could seek resources and free legal advice and representation.

The hotline is being run by Access Pro Bono Society of BC, a non-profit that assists individuals of limited means to obtain free legal services. Staff at Access Pro Bono will receive the calls and connect those in need of assistance with lawyers who are willing to provide a free legal advice or information. Interpretation will be available in order to provide services in multiple languages.

To learn more about the Islamophobia Hotline visit IslamophobiaHotline.ca.

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