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Evidence of MI6 role in torture flight

10 April 2012
More evidence is emerging that the British government is responsible for torture.

Anti-racists see off Nazis in Aarhus, Denmark

03 April 2012
Many of Europe’s key Nazis and Islamophobes gathered in Aarhus, Denmark, on Saturday of last week.

Shaker Aamer protest

14 February 2012
Supporters of Shaker Aamer—the last British resident in Guantanamo Bay­—marched last Saturday in south London.

British intelligence covers up, again

17 January 2012
The British intelligence services are bogged down in accusations of torture and collusion.

Vigil held for Guantanamo detainee Shaker Aamer

14 December 2011
Supporters and friends of Shaker Aamer held a vigil outside Downing Street last Saturday. He is the last British resident to be held in Guantanamo Bay, where he has been imprisoned for nearly ten years.

Sign e-petition for Babar Ahmad

25 October 2011
The campaign to release south London IT worker Babar Ahmad is asking supporters to sign an e‑petition which demands he should be tried in Britain.

Islamophobia: racism’s new form

20 September 2011
Back-to-back TV and newspaper coverage of the anniversary of 9/11 this month will remind many of the vilification that Muslims faced in the wake of the attack.

Inquiry report does not provide justice for Baha Mousa

08 September 2011
An "appalling episode of serious, gratuitous violence" by the British army killed Baha Mousa in Iraq.

‘Terror’ cover for attacks on civil liberties

06 September 2011
The "war on terror" has meant the worst abuses of civil liberties and human rights in generations.

‘Iraq can be a base for more US aggression’ Sami Ramadani

06 September 2011
More than eight years into the occupation of Iraq, the US is still using the pretext of fighting Al Qaida terrorists to prolong its military presence.

US hit by its former ally

06 September 2011
US hit by its former ally

Power failure: ten years since 9/11

06 September 2011
The attacks on New York and Washington on 11 September 2001 seemed to come literally out of the blue—raining death out of a clear September sky. Politicians and the media proclaimed that the world was changed completely by these events. But how do they look now?

Media rush to blame Muslims for Norway attacks shows Islamophobia

09 August 2011
"When the news of the Norway attacks came out most people’s first reaction was deep shock. Whatever the context, the massacre of so many young people in cold blood was horrific.

Norwegians speak out: rulers' Islamophobia paved way for terror attacks

02 August 2011
Anders Behring Breivik’s brutal attacks in Norway last month followed widespread scapegoating of Muslims.

Norway massacre and the axis of Islamophobia

02 August 2011
In the aftermath of Anders Behring Breivik’s murderous rampage, Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins wrote, "The Norwegian tragedy is just that, a tragedy. It does not signify anything and should not be forced to do so.

Tory ‘Prevent’ strategy stokes Islamophobia

14 June 2011
The Tories have released a new version of the Prevent strategy—supposedly designed to tackle "terrorism" and "extremism."

Scrap racist anti-terror law

24 May 2011
People from ethnic minorities are 42 times more likely to be stopped and searched under anti-terror laws, it has been revealed.

Hundreds gather to oppose Islamophobia

24 May 2011
Hundreds of people took part in a conference on confronting anti-Muslim racism on Saturday in east London.

Guantanamo files show US horrors

26 April 2011
Some 700 leaked US government files about Guantanamo Bay show the brutality and paranoia at the heart of the regime.

Stop Islamophobic attacks on the veil

12 April 2011
Covering your face in public in France is now illegal. Muslim women in France who choose to wear a niqab, or face veil, in public face arrest and a fine of 150 euros.

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