Islamophobia is a form of prejudice significantly widespread in Western societies. To date, very little research in moral and political philosophy has been done to explain why Islamophobia is morally wrong. This article has the objective of addressing this gap in the literature by looking at Islamophobia in the West. In particular, the aim of this article is to explain why Islamophobia, in its Western expression, is morally wrong, articulating an argument based on an African value-system. The African value-system presented is of consequentialist pedigree, and I conclude that at least part of why Islamophobia is morally wrong is because it causes disharmony.

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