Imaan (Faith) & Islam (Self-Submission)
Why is Islam a victim of much hate and misunderstanding in the West?
The reason for that is very simple. If Islam was in fashion then everyone would want to become Muslim and follow Islam for the sake of being part of the mainstream but that would have deprived them of following truth for the sake of truth. Following truth for the sake of truth is what makes Imaan (faith) in Islam precious therefore, those who wholeheartedly accept it become so strong in it that even though the mainstream forces try to break their resolve fail to do so.
Therefore, it is quite evident that it is Allah’s will that Islam be victimized for how will you appreciate the truth if it was easily available as things are available in the marketplace. One can only appreciate the truth when one breaks the barriers of deception of propaganda encompassing it through honest and unbiased inquiry and then realize what they’re holding on to is truly worth it. And what makes one appreciate the truth even more after discovery is the realization that majority around you are blind to its facts which causes one to be grateful to Allah ﷻ for being blessed and guided. One feels chosen. This is the reason why Islam is victim of so much hate and misunderstanding especially in the non-Muslim majority countries. There is a divine will at play as Allah ﷻ says: “And (the unbelievers) plotted and planned, and Allah too planned, and the best of planners is Allah.” The propagandists will depict Islam in the negative light so it becomes a target of hate and misunderstanding. But Allah ﷻ through His will brings many to the light of faith through their schemes.
 Al Quran 3:54