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Training And Partnerships Key To Dealing With Rising Hate Crimes Against Mosques

Shaukat Warraich | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK
Shaukat Warraich

Worrying new figures released by police forces has revealed that hate crimes against Mosques have more than doubled from 2016 to 2017. There were a re...

Terrorism And Islamophobia Are Two Sides Of The Same Coin Of Hate

Maha Akeel | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK
Maha Akeel

Terrorism and Islamophobia are two sides of the same coin of hate; they feed off each other. The distorted views of the 'other' held by both terrorists and Islamophobes, along with their extremist ideologies and convictions, are linked in a vicious cycle that is affecting world peace and security.

The Finsbury Park Attack Is Emblematic Of Growing Islamophobia - A 7/7 Survivor Calls For Unity

Sajda Mughal OBE | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK
Sajda Mughal OBE

In the same way that the Muslim community have been active in challenging and preventing Islamic extremism, there needs to be more done at the community level to prevent far right extremists from influencing people. Supporting a national narrative of unity, diversity and coexistence is at the heart of prevention, and should not be undermined by our politicians or by sensationalism in the mainstream media.

Rotherham: From Sex Grooming to Murder

Qari Asim | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK
Qari Asim

From murders to planting bombs in mosques should be a concern for everyone in Britain. We should neither tolerate abuse against young girls nor any kind of bigotry against a particular community in Britain. Anti-Muslim prejudice is a matter for everyone who cares about this country and our fair society.

The Caliph, a Community and a Collective Sense of Identity

Fiyaz Mughal | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Politics
Fiyaz Mughal

The Ahmadiyya community is regarded by some within Muslim communities as being a non-Muslim heretical form of Islam. Whilst some choose to take this position, others outwardly voice this position on social media with hate targeted at this peaceful and pro-active community...

UK Anti-Muslim Hate Rises After Nairobi Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK

British Muslims are worried about reprisal attacks in the wake of the Nairobi terror attacks, with a spike in the online reporting of Islamophobic abu...

Arson, Attack and Accusation: The Need for Balance And Realism When Considering Islamophobia

Dr Chris Allen | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Chris Allen

Every time Islamophobia is mentioned in the media, certain professional naysayers immediately leap into action to dismiss, detract and wag the accusatory finger. What they refuse to acknowledge is that in doing so, they repeatedly ignore the very real people who experience harm, pain and suffering.

Why the 'Daily Telegraph' And 'Daily Mail' Are Wrong About Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Hate Crime

Dr Chris Allen | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Politics
Dr Chris Allen

Having researched Islamophobia and anti-Muslim phenomena for more than a decade, I've come to realise that for some people the 'number' of incidents are far more important than the reality of the lives of those affected.

'Massive Spike' In Anti-Muslim Hatred Since Woolwich Murder

The Huffington Post Uk | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK

Muslim leaders have expressed fears over the "massive spike" in Islamophobic abuse following the butchering of a solider in Woolwich on Wednesday. ...

Ukip Member 'Joked About Burning Mosques'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK

Ukip has suspended a member who allegedly made racist jokes on Facebook, saying he would destroy mosques, burn Muslims and posted pictures of Obama an...

Let's Not Give the EDL Undue Credit

Vidhya Ramalingam | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Politics
Vidhya Ramalingam

The fragmentation of the EDL itself could... pose new threats to community safety and national security. Multiple splinter groups departing from the EDL's tactics could become more challenging for law enforcement to monitor, and could potentially be more violent.

British Media Still See Muslims As Easy Targets

Shamim Chowdhury | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK
Shamim Chowdhury

Sections of the British media have always been guilty of anti-Muslim bias and scaremongering, but the recent coverage of one particular story and its ...

Baroness Warsi Was Right - Anti-Muslim Prejudice Seems to Be Increasingly Acceptable

Fiyaz Mughal | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Politics
Fiyaz Mughal

This Coalition Government has made a bold step in trying to counter hate crimes through better community based information. It has supported the Tell Mama project and realises the far reaching consequences of anti-Muslim prejudice

Not Guilty: Breivik Says He Was Fighting Islam In Europe

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK

Mass-killer Anders Breivik believed he was part of a secret organisation dedicated to removing Islam from Europe, the prosecution announced on Monday ...

Anders Breivik Appears In Court

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK

UPDATE: More details from the trial Anders Breivik made a far-right salute as he arrived at a courtroom to face trial over the the murders of 77 pe...

History 'Banned' From Repeating Itself

Salman Farsi | Posted 02.11.2011 | UK
Salman Farsi

On the eve of the EDL arriving in London's East End, now is the time to learn from history: mistakes that have been made in the past never have to be repeated again. There are lessons to be learned from the recent riots and the rise of the Far Right within Europe.