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Islamophobia


LETTERS: We’re fighting Islamophobia and sexism at our university

27 November 2017
Schools inspectorate Ofsted’s decision to question Muslim girls wearing a hijab is racist.

Football Lads Alliance fails to break through in Scotland

25 November 2017
The racist Football Lads Alliance (FLA) held a rally in Edinburgh on Saturday in conjunction with Veterans against Terrorism (VAT)

The great ‘Trojan Horse’ hoax

24 November 2017
A new book uncovers how the Tories used the Birmingham schools Trojan Horse ‘scandal’ to push an Islamophobic agenda

Schools inspectors told to target Muslim girls

21 November 2017
Muslim girls in primary schools will be questioned by school inspectors if they wear a hijab or headscarf

Meeting says no to Trojan Horse lies

07 November 2017
Hundreds of people joined a meeting in Birmingham last week about the Trojan Horse allegations—despite attempts to stop it.

Racist lies from the press and politicians fuel brutal attack in Leicester

31 October 2017
A horrifying attack on a Muslim woman in Leicester underlines the importance of taking on Islamophobia.

Trump’s Muslim ban is foiled again

24 October 2017
Protesters in the US celebrated a victory as injunctions delayed the implementation of president Donald Trump’s third travel ban on Wednesday of last week.

Stand Up To Racism conference calls for a mass movement to stop the right

21 October 2017
A call to build a mass movement against racism went out from the Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) conference in central London on Saturday.

Activists organise solidarity after Muslims and Jews suffer attacks

17 October 2017
Stand Up To Racism activists responded to attacks in Wigan and Leeds last week.

Fighting racism means fighting the Tories

10 October 2017
Theresa May has presided over vicious racist assaults both as prime minister and home secretary.

Diane Abbott and trade unionists raise concerns about the Football Lads Alliance

06 October 2017
Labour’s shadow home secretary Diane Abbott and leading trade unionists have raised concerns about the Football Lads Alliance (FLA).

New Ukip boss Henry Bolton rails against migrants in first speech as leader

03 October 2017
New Ukip leader Henry Bolton kicked off his stint by attacking multiculturalism and immigration. Last week the former cop and soldier was elected Ukip’s fourth leader in just over a year.

Anti-racists will be on the streets as the Football Lads Alliance plans to march

03 October 2017
The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) plans to put “thirty to forty thousand” onto the streets of central London this Saturday.

Stand Up To Racism conference is a key event to help take on the racist right

03 October 2017
Participants range from shadow ministers to trade unionists, campaigners, students and grassroots anti-racist activists. Dave Sewell looks at some of the reasons people will be there

Anti-racism round up

26 September 2017
An imam was stabbed in the neck outside a mosque in Greater Manchester last Sunday. Police are treating the attack as a hate crime and have arrested two men.

Cage director found guilty for refusing cops’ ‘digital strip search’

26 September 2017
The international director of Cage, a human rights group, was found guilty this week of an offence under the Terrorism Act.

Parsons Green arrests prompt racist backlash

26 September 2017
 A bucket filled with explosives partially detonated on a tube train at Parsons Green, west London, on 15 September

Who’s on the march? We investigate the Football Lads Alliance

22 September 2017
The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) attracts people with a range of views, But fascists and racists joined its previous march, and it provides a platform around which Islamophobes organise.

Resist calls for clampdown after Parsons Green attack

19 September 2017
Racist politicians and newspapers have seized on the arrest of two young refugees over the failed bomb attack in London last week.

Newcastle abuse ‘not because of race’ says judge

06 September 2017
A group of men that abused girls and young women in Newcastle did not target victims because of their race, a judge has said.

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