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Islamophobia


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.

Liverpool rallies against racism

05 April 2011
Over 100 people attended the Fighting Fascism & Islamophobia conference organised by Unite Against Fascism and the Unite union in Liverpool last Saturday.

UAF holds regional conferences

29 March 2011
Liverpool conference on fighting fascism and Islamophobia. Called by Merseyside UAF and Merseyside LMHR in partnership with the Anthony Walker Foundation. With Max Levitas, veteran of the 1936 Battle of Cable Street.

Multiculturalism meeting: Unity can beat the racists and racism

15 March 2011
The campaign to defend multiculturalism and oppose Islamophobia stepped up a gear last week as hundreds of people came together in London to discuss the way forward.

Islamophobia: How the new racism is fuelled by old prejudices

15 February 2011
Is it any wonder that so many Muslims in Britain feel under siege? For 30 years they have faced a growing tide of Islamophobia.

Britain trains Bangladeshi torturers: new evidence

18 January 2011
Further evidence has come to light of the relationship between British governments and a Bangladeshi paramilitary death squad.

Step up the fight to drive out the EDL

11 January 2011
The use of Islamophobic arguments by mainstream politicians has encouraged the growth of the far right in Britain.

Wikileaks reveals British government trained death squad

04 January 2011
The British government has been training a Bangladeshi paramilitary death squad, leaked US embassy cables have revealed.

US tortures its own soldier over Wikileaks

04 January 2011
Bradley Manning, a 22-year old US army private, is being tortured by the US state.

One Society Many Cultures conference

14 December 2010
One Society Many Cultures—a coalition of unions, Muslim organisations and anti-racist groups to combat the rise of Islamophobia—organised a successful conference on Saturday 11 December.

Racists attack Stoke mosque

07 December 2010
In a sign of the disastrous impact Islamophobic ideas can have, arsonists attempted to burn down a mosque in Stoke-on-Trent on Friday of last week.

Decision Points: George W Bush was an evil genuis - no really!

23 November 2010
George W Bush is not an idiot. He was more dangerous than that.

Thousands march against racism

09 November 2010
Some 5,000 black, white and Asian people marched through central London last Saturday against racism, fascism and Islamophobia.

Video of Unite Against Fascism's London march against racism and Islamophobia

08 November 2010
5,000 marched through central London on Saturday 6 November. This video shows the demonstration, interviews participants and shows speeches.

Thousands march against racism and Islamophobia

06 November 2010
More than 5,000 black, white and Asian people surged through central London today on a Unite Against Fascism (UAF) march against racism.

Saturday’s anti-racist protest can push back the racists

02 November 2010
Thousands of people will take to the streets this Saturday for an important protest against racism, fascism and Islamophobia.

Join the 6 November anti-racist demonstration

26 October 2010
Many Thousands of trade unionists and anti-racist campaigners are gearing up to march against racism, fascism and Islamophobia on Saturday 6 November in central London.

Support grows across Britain for anti-racist protest on 6 November

19 October 2010
Coaches are booked from over 30 towns and cities across Britain to the national demonstration and carnival against racism, fascism and Islamophobia on 6 November in central London.

US killed an aid worker and countless Afghans

12 October 2010
Tory foreign secretary William Hague was caught lying last week, after kidnapped aid worker Linda Norgrove was killed by a US grenade in Afghanistan.

None Of Us Were Like This Before: A system of torture that destroys lives and minds

12 October 2010
The US and Britain’s "war on terror" is maintained by the torture and oppression of the people of Iraq and Afghanistan.

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