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London mosques face threats

Issue No. 2562

The Ramadan mosque in east London, which has received a death threat

The Ramadan mosque in east London, which has received a death threat (Pic: Dr Neil Clifton/creative commons)


At least three mosques in London received death threats last week.

Forest Gate mosque, the Coventry Cross mosque and the Ramadan mosque in different parts of east London were all targeted.

These sort of Islamophobic letters and attacks are fuelled from by racism from the top.

Erkin “Egg” Guney from the Ramadan mosque in Hackney told Socialist Worker, “We’ve become targets, we shouldn’t have to worry if people are walking down the street.

“These are repercussions for the hate the government has spread.

“They’re just trying to divide and conquer us—we need to stand up to it.

“We need unity in the community.”


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