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Please Sign the Hacked Off Petition re: Leveson Report

The Leveson Inquiry published its report into the UK press last Thursday. As you may know, I gave evidence to the Inquiry on behalf of ENGAGE back in January. It appears that while both Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband have … Continue reading

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ENGAGE advert in the New Statesman this week

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My testimony to the Leveson Inquiry on anti-Muslim prejudice in the UK press

I went along to the Leveson Inquiry today at the Royal Courts of Justice in the Strand, to give testimony on behalf of ENGAGE about anti-Muslim bigotry in the UK press and the current failings of the Press Complaints Commission. You … Continue reading

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Israel lobby gloats over removal of ENGAGE from APPG on Islamophobia

Around six months ago, I wrote that pro-Israeli activists were involved in strenuous efforts to try and hobble a new All Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia that had been set up at the initiative of ENGAGE. Their efforts centred around … Continue reading

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Pro-Israel lobby continues smear campaign against ENGAGE

Last week I blogged about how the Tory MP Robert Halfon – a former Political Director of the Conservative Friends of Israel – had launched a highly dishonest and cowardly attack on the Muslim advocacy group ENGAGE. Halfon had only … Continue reading

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UK government backs down over ‘full, credible, impartial and independent investigation’

The UK’s foreign and commonwealth office have now responded to a letter from the Muslim lobbying group ENGAGE about its position with respect to the killing of nine aid volunteers aboard the Gaza-bound flotilla by Israeli commandos last month. The FCO letter … Continue reading

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