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Socialist Worker’s 1989 interview with Salman Rushdie, author of The Satanic Verses

Socialist Worker’s 1989 interview with Salman Rushdie, author of The Satanic Verses This was the last interview Salman Rushdie gave before he went into hiding. We re-publish it as an important document from the time

Islamophobia, Free Speech and Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses

Islamophobia, Free Speech and Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses Hassan Mahamdallie looks at what was behind the anger at Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses, and how a new form of racism flourished in its wake

Defiance and solidarity after attack at Islamic centre

Defiance and solidarity after attack at Islamic centre Hundreds of people came together in Cricklewood, north west London, on Wednesday night after an attack on worshippers

Fascists march in Sunderland and Tories boost antisemitism - Stop the racists

Fascists march in Sunderland and Tories boost antisemitism - Stop the racists Sunderland in the north east of England saw violent scenes last Saturday

‘Community’ is no way to fight against oppression

‘Community’ is no way to fight against oppression Sharing a religion or ethnicity doesn’t mean everyone has the same interests, argues Sadie Robinson

New court date for Tommy Robinson retrial - join anti-racist protest on 27 September

New court date for Tommy Robinson retrial - join anti-racist protest on 27 September Nazi Tommy Robinson’s retrial has been moved back to Thursday 27 September.

Labour front benchers back national demo against racism and fascism on 17 November

26 August 2018
Labour shadow ministers Diane Abbott and John McDonnell have backed a call for a national demonstration against fascism and racism in London on 17 November.

Anti-racists join solidarity rally in Oxford after attack on Socialist Worker stall

26 August 2018
Around 100 attended the 'We will not be silenced' solidarity rally in Oxford on Saturday. The event was called after two thugs tried to shut down a Socialist Worker stall campaigning against Boris Johnson’s racist attack on Muslim women.

Rulers spout racism—it’s time for resistance

21 August 2018
Every week politicians find new ways to wage war on migrants. And they are openly using language designed to encourage racism and violence.

Be ready to take on Tommy Robinson supporters on the streets

21 August 2018
Supporters of Tommy Robinson plan to protest outside the Nazi’s retrial at the Old Bailey in central London on 27 September.

Why criticising the burqa means lining up with racists

19 August 2018
Boris Johnson’s attack on the burqa has left some liberals with a problem.

Attack on two Birmingham mosques shows the need to take on state Islamophobia

16 August 2018
Two mosques in Birmingham were attacked on Wednesday night in a sign of the rising racism against Muslims.

Boris Johnson’s racist rant makes Muslim women a target

14 August 2018
Muslim women are facing growing attacks in the wake of Tory MP Boris Johnson’s racist rant.

Johnson’s burqa attack gives boost to far right

14 August 2018
Former foreign secretary is feeding on years of Tory Islamophobia, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Anti-racists protest outside Boris Johnson’s office over Islamophobic article

10 August 2018
Anti-racists held a lively picket outside Tory MP Boris Johnson’s office in west London

Boris Johnson is just the tip of state Islamophobia

07 August 2018
Boris Johnson once again confirmed his racist credentials this week.

Islamophobic incidents on the increase, charity finds

24 July 2018
Islamophobic street incidents rose in 2017, a report from a leading anti-racist charity has indicated

Far right and fascists back Tommy Robinson as appeal judgement looms

24 July 2018
Jailed Nazi Tommy Robinson appealed against his conviction on Wednesday of last week.

How we can beat back the fascist threat - starting in London on Saturday

10 July 2018
Anti-racists are going all-out to build opposition to supporters of jailed Nazi Tommy Robinson.

Push back the rise of the far right across Europe

12 June 2018
Right wing governments in Europe are driving through a racist clampdown against Muslims, migrants and refugees.

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