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Muslim women are worst affected by discrimination and Tory policies, say MPs

11 August 2016
Muslim women have been forced to abandon wearing the headscarf in order to find work, a parliamentary committee has found.

Reconsider hated Prevent strategy, say MPs

26 July 2016
The tory government’s Prevent strategy is counter-productive and should be “reconsidered”, according to the Joint Committee on Human Rights parliamentary group.

Migration didn’t cause the attacks in Germany

26 July 2016
Refugees are being scapegoated for a series of attacks in Germany last week

War and clampdown fail to stop massacre in Nice

19 July 2016
The French state responded to the horrific killings in Nice last week with more of the war and repression that had already failed to prevent the attack.

Solidarity on streets after racist incidents

05 July 2016
Hate crime reports have risen but anti-racists are fighting back, reports Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Attackers use racial abuse in Rotherham assault

21 June 2016
A violent assault was carried out against an Afghan taxi driver in a suspected racist attack in Rotherham last week.

US activists say no to bigotry and racism after homophobic massacre

14 June 2016
The homophobic massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, last Sunday horrified people across the world. Nicola Field and Eric Fretz report from New York's Stonewall Inn

'We shall not live in fear' - thousands rally after homophobic massacre

14 June 2016
Thousands of people joined vigils across Britain for the LGBT+ people killed in the Orlando homophobic massacre last night, Monday.

After the homophobic massacre in Orlando, don't let the right divide us

14 June 2016
At least 49 LGBT+ people have been killed and scores more wounded by a horrific homophobic attack on the Pulse night club in Orlando, United States in the early hours of Sunday.

Activists discuss taking on Prevent agenda at London conference

07 June 2016
A large conference last Saturday showed the potential to build a campaign to stop the government’s Prevent strategy, which targets Muslims.

Letters - Apologies aren’t enough for institutional Islamophobia

17 May 2016
Police organised a rehearsal of a terrorist attack at the Trafford Centre near Manchester on Tuesday. A man dressed in black played the part of a suicide bomber. He shouted “Allah Akbar!” three times before a simulated explosion.

Tories' racist shame—they are the real racists

03 May 2016
David Cameron said last week, “Antisemitism is like racism, it is unacceptable.” Cameron is a hypocrite. In the same week as he attacked Labour’s supposed antisemitism, he was backing the Tory candidate for London mayor Zac Goldsmith.

Cameron uses anti-Muslim race hatred in desperate bid to win votes

26 April 2016
The Tories are whipping up an Islamophobic witch-hunt to try and revive Zac Goldsmith’s ailing campaign in the London mayoral election.

Is the left to blame for antisemitism ?

26 April 2016
The ruling class is desperate to undermine Jeremy Corbyn and the broader left. Nick Clark looks at the real agenda of right wingers who have accused anti-racists of antisemitism

Celebrate election of Malia Bouattia as NUS president

21 April 2016
Racists and the right wing press went into meltdown over the election of a black Muslim woman as president of the students’ NUS union.

Mythical Muslims

19 April 2016
The programme What Muslims Really Think peddled a toxic stereotype. It bears no relation to reality, argues Yuri Prasad

Racism in the race for London mayor

19 April 2016
Zac Goldmsith’s campaign to become London mayor is remarkable for one thing only—its filthy racism.

Channel 4's What Muslims Really Think peddles the myths of the right

12 April 2016
Trevor Phillips dredged up every Islamophobic myth to publicise his Channel 4 show, What Muslims Really Think, in the Daily Mail newspaper this week.

The media—a house of spin built on lies

30 March 2016
Faycal Cheffou, the only person to be charged with last week’s Brussels attacks that killed 31 people, was released on Tuesday of this week. The authorities seized and named Cheffou hours after the attacks. Media outlets were quick to condemn him.

More repression won’t stop terror attacks

22 March 2016
Within hours of the killings in Brussels, commentators were speculating about whether the bombings were “revenge” for the arrest of Salah Abdeslam.

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