Tag Archives: islamophobia

Finsbury Park Attack – It Was Only A Matter of Time

It was only a matter of time sadly. The attack just after midnight which saw a van being apparently deliberately ploughed into a group of worshippers outside a mosque in Finsbury Park comes after a  series of very worrying anti-Muslim incidents over the past couple of … Continue reading

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Theresa May and the Mystery of the Missing Pledge About Hate Crimes Against Muslims

Last Monday (23rd March 2015), the Home Secretary, Theresa May, delivered an important speech outlining the government’s counter-extremism strategy. The full speech contained quite a few passages I would normally take issue with, but it also contained a crucially important sentence … Continue reading

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Islamophobia & Antisemitism: Same Message, Different Minority

Hat-tip: Jews Sans Frontieres

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Online Bigotry – We Have All Witnessed It

I have contributed to a discussion on Cif today about online bigotry.

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‘Tell MAMA’: Not Off to a Good Start!

Last week saw the launch of a new government-funded Muslim initiative called “Tell MAMA” by Faith Matters which aims to measure anti-Muslim attacks in the UK. There have been a number of commendable efforts in recent years to try and … Continue reading

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New Statesman blog: Islamophobia, the Press and the Leveson Inquiry

I have written a blog for the New Statesman website which can be read here about the evidence I presented to the Leveson Inquiry on Tuesday  on behalf of ENGAGE regarding anti-Muslim bigotry in the UK press.

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“When Islamophobes Fall Out”

Islamophobia Watch have posted a superb analysis entitled “When Islamophobes Fall Out” about the recent spat between Douglas Murray and Paul Goodman. Both Murray and Goodman are part of the cabal that constantly scaremongers about ‘Islamists’ in the UK and … Continue reading

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