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Islamophobia


‘Football Lads Alliance’—the threat of a new racist movement on the streets

04 July 2017
After thousands join a march with anti-Muslim speeches, Raymie Kiernan looks at who is behind it, what they are doing—and how to stop them

Increase in acid attacks as the state sanctions Islamophobia against Muslims

04 July 2017
A white man poured acid in two Muslims’ faces in a ‘hate crime’ in London last week—a sign that the government’s anti-terror strategy is stirring up racism, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Acid attacks are result of Islamophobia and racism

30 June 2017
The police are searching for a 24 year old white man after a horrific acid attack on two Muslims in Newham, east London, last week.

Hundreds join vigil at Finsbury Park mosque after Islamophobic terror attack

27 June 2017
Around 300 people came together for a vigil at Finsbury Park Mosque in north London yesterday, Tuesday. It was in response to an Islamophobic terror attack that killed one Muslim and injured a further 10 on Monday.

Trump’s racist Muslim ban is back on

27 June 2017
Donald Trump’s racist Muslim Ban was given the green light by a unanimous vote of the US Supreme Court judges on Monday.

Islamophobic attacks soar as media and politicians push anti-Muslim hate

27 June 2017
Police have reported a surge in Islamophobic “hate crimes” after the Manchester and London Bridge terror attacks last month.

‘I want to kill all Muslims’—racist terror in Finsbury Park

20 June 2017
A white van ploughed through a group of worshippers outside the Muslim Welfare House mosque in Finsbury Park, north London, this morning, Monday.

Theresa May promises new terror clampdown

13 June 2017
New terror legislation is reported to be a dead cert in the Tories’ plan for a minority government, whatever else is dropped.

More powers for the cops won’t make us more safe

06 June 2017
Theresa May has said that the Tories will bring in new terror legislation.

‘Don’t attack Islam’—residents at London Bridge reject racist scapegoating

06 June 2017
After Saturday’s attack the area around London Bridge in central London was in lockdown.

Theresa May wants to use London Bridge attack to step up Islamophobia and repression

06 June 2017
Prime minister Theresa May is deliberately using the deaths of seven people last night to boost the Tories and encourage revenge against Muslims.

The racist ‘Trojan Horse’ lie hits the rocks after case is thrown out

06 June 2017
An Islamophobic scheme to accuse Muslims of taking over Birmingham schools was further exposed as a lie last week. Sadie Robinson says the scandal is how Muslims were demonised

Police raids sow fear in Manchester

30 May 2017
The cops’ heavy-handed response to the Manchester attack has chilling echoes of the state’s deadly clampdown that followed the 7/7 bombings in 2005, writes Dave Sewell

Update: Tory extension of Prevent strategy is a recipe for racism and an alibi for war

30 May 2017
Tory home secretary Amber Rudd has promised an “uplift” for the Islamophobic Prevent strategy.

After Manchester attack—don't let right exploit horror

23 May 2017
A horrific bombing killed 22 people, including five children, as they left an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday night.

Anti-fascists face down Nazi attempts to whip up hatred in central London

04 April 2017
Anti-fascists outnumbered two so-called national mobilisations of Nazis in central London today, Saturday.

Snoopers demand more monitoring powers

04 April 2017
Tory home secretary Amber Rudd is on the warpath following Khalid Masood’s attack on parliament last week which left five people dead.

'Today some lives seem more valued than others'

28 March 2017
Experience tells us that this will be a testing time for the community. The media is in a frenzy.

Racist report used to scapegoat Muslims in Birmingham after Westminster attack

28 March 2017
As details of the life of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood emerge, so is a veiled and poisonous type of Islamophobia

Calls grow for crackdown on Muslims after Westminster attack—we need unity against the racists

28 March 2017
Anti-racists and socialists have to act now to make sure the attack in Westminster on Wednesday isn’t used to deepen racism, bolster police powers and justify more wars.

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