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Shaker Aamer still fears for his life from more US torture

06 October 2015
Shaker Aamer, the last British resident held in the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, still faces brutal treatment even though he is up for release.

French councils push pork in schools

06 October 2015
Chalon-sur-Saone council in southern France voted last week to ban schools from providing alternative meals for children who don’t eat pork. Anti-racists protested outside.

Panicking elite try to divert blame for Hajj disaster

29 September 2015
Political pressure is growing in Saudi Arabia after over 700 pilgrims were crushed to death last week

Racist Tory strategy takes aim at children

29 September 2015
Muslim school pupils, teachers and academics are increasingly being treated as a threat, says?Judith Orr

Nine year olds face ‘racial profiling in British schools’ because of Prevent

29 September 2015
Primary school children face increasing racial profiling, according to a new report. 

Prevent - We can beat this racist clampdown

22 September 2015
More than 200 people, many of them Muslims, came together in Ilford, east London, on Thursday of last week to challenge the government’s Prevent strategy.

Elderly Muslim man dies after attack in Rotherham

25 August 2015
Over 100 people attended a vigil in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, to remember Mushin Ahmed last Saturday. 

Syrians die under Western bombs

18 August 2015
Eight civilians died in a US strike on Atmeh, northern Syria, last week. 

Elderly Muslim man fighting for his life after racist attack in Rotherham

18 August 2015
Two men have been charged with assaulting 81 year old Mushin Ahmed on 10 August in the Eastwood area of Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

Resist David Cameron's Islamophobic industry of fear

28 July 2015
The Tories relaunched their Islamophobic hate campaign with David Cameron’s speech on ‘extremism’. Ken Olende reports on how Muslims and anti-racists are responding

Anti-racists counter EDL in Lincoln

28 July 2015
An English Defence League (EDL) march in Lincoln last Saturday was met with an anti-racist counter-protest.

Cameron fights for his brutish values - more Islamophobia and war

21 July 2015
David Cameron is on a war footing at home and abroad. He wants parliament to send British planes to bomb Isis forces in Syria and he has launched a new offensive against Muslims in Britain.   

Babar Ahmad freed at last after 11 years of jail torment

21 July 2015
IT worker beaten up, extradited and put in solitary—but judge found he wasn’t a terrorist, says Ken Olende

Tories' sinister clampdown will not stop terror attacks

07 July 2015
Politicians and newspapers are whipping up Islamophobia—and continuing a process that was ramped up a decade ago after the 7/7 London bombings in 2005, argues Simon Basketter

Tories are treating Muslims like sheep

23 June 2015
The government is pushing through a new battery of repressive measures, writes Hassan Mahamdallie

Anger after Labour win key Tower Hamlets mayoral campaign

16 June 2015
The election in Tower Hamlets reflected a witch hunt against Muslims

Support Newham students against Islamophobia

16 June 2015
Three Muslim women students suspended at Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) in east London are gathering increasing support. 

News in brief

09 June 2015
Suicide up in solitary cells | Newham email students suspended | Andy Coulson walks free

Private space? Not for Muslims - top cop calls for new clampdown

26 May 2015
In the latest crackdown on Muslims, Britain’s most senior Muslim cop has declared that there was a need to move into the “private space” of young Muslims.

Tories' new extremism law targets Muslims

19 May 2015
The odious Tory justice secretary Michael Gove is in charge of replacing the Human Rights Act with a “British Rights Act”. 

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