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Why Prevent Matters – Addressing the Rise of the Far Right

A couple of months ago I wrote a short post looking at the government’s Prevent strategy. Prevent has come in for a lot of sustained criticism over the years and some of it has been justified. I argued, however, that … Continue reading

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Tommy Robinson: Reformed or Cleverly Rebranded?

I appeared on this morning’s Sunday Morning Live programme on BBC1 with Tommy Robinson – the former leader of the English Defence League – and Esther Rantzen, to discuss TR’s spectacular resignation from the EDL earlier this week at the hands of the Quilliam … Continue reading

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Report from the EDL Demo in Luton today

I attended the English Defence League march and demonstration today in Luton (as I also did last year) and posted a number of live tweets from there. The demo began with the EDL supporters gathering in Park Street. I was … Continue reading

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EDL cartoon

I got sent a link to the above cartoon by a contact on Twitter and thought it was worth sharing. The cartoon is by Carlos Latuff.

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Richard Desmond’s Daily Star champions the EDL

Roy Greenslade, Professor of Journalism at City University, writes a must read media blog for the Guardian.   Today, Greenslade takes a look at how Richard Desmond’s paper the Daily Star has been busy legitimising the viciously anti-Islamic group, the … Continue reading

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Tweeting today from the EDL demo in Luton

I will be going along to Luton town centre later today to observe the demo by the openly anti-Islamic English Defence League and the counter demo by Unite Against Fascism. You can follow me on Twitter @inayatb . I will … Continue reading

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On Twitter at last…

  I finally got round to setting up my Twitter account yesterday and can now be found @inayatb . The openly anti-Islam English Defence League are demonstrating in Luton tomorrow in what Newsnight said will be their biggest rally yet. Btw, … Continue reading

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