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Islamophobia


Bush’s ‘long war’ is falling apart

23 September 2006
Five years after 11 September 2001, George Bush and his advisers continue to affirm that they are engaged in a global "long war" against terrorism.

Deepening catastrophe in Afghanistan

23 September 2006
The British, US and other Nato troops in Afghanistan are losing. How has this happened?

School students rage against the horrors of war

16 September 2006
Students at Quintin Kynaston school in north west London showed Tony Blair what they think of his warmongering when they protested against his visit to their school.

Statement from Raytheon Nine as court date set

09 September 2006
The Raytheon Nine appeared in court today and were remanded on continuing bail to appear again in court on 12 October.

Tony Blair: go now

09 September 2006
Tony Blair’s crisis is the result of a revolt that has been gathering for five years. At the heart of it is opposition to imperialist wars and New Labour’s murderous alliance with George Bush.

Police 'terror' raids increase racism

09 September 2006
Last weekend saw the headlines dominated by another series of high profile police raids to round up Muslims alleged to be involved in "terror plots". This time a halal Chinese restaurant in south London and an Islamic school in East Sussex were targeted.

How many must die before Blair goes?

09 September 2006
Tony Blair’s grip on political power is lurching deeper into crisis this week as the deaths of British soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq increase.

All roads lead to the Manchester demonstration, 23 September

09 September 2006
With just two weeks to go until the 23 September "Time To Go" demonstration in Manchester at the Labour Party conference, momentum is growing in the north west of England.

The Manchester Time to Go demonstration: ‘This isn’t one to miss’

09 September 2006
The amount of money spent on communications by the government has trebled since it came to power in 1997. The biggest single increase in this astonishing figure has been at the ministry of defence.

The nightmare of occupation in Afghanistan

02 September 2006
There is a full-scale war going on in Afghanistan, shattering British government claims that its troops would act as "peacekeepers".

'Terror' hype sparks racist backlash against Asians

26 August 2006
Tabloid headlines, broadsheet comment pages and ministers’ speeches are once again full of lurid claims about Muslims and "integration" in the wake of the decision on Monday of this week to charge 11 suspects over the alleged "terror plot" to blow up planes with liquid explosives.

Who are the true terrorists?

19 August 2006
The political fallout from the alleged plot against airliners is a sign of how far the wider debate over the "war on terrorism" has shifted against the government.

Terror plot: Blair's wars makes us a target

19 August 2006
A series of high profile raids, together with claims that a major terrorist plot had been uncovered, dominated the headlines and the news channels last week.

Salaam Festival: peace is on the agenda at 17-day event with Muslim artists

24 June 2006
The best of the world’s Muslim artists are in London this summer for the 21st Salaam Music Village festival. This London-wide festival’s aim is to challenge the Islamophobic onslaught of the government and media and celebrate the stunning artistic forms of Muslim communities globally.

Moazzam Begg: ‘the powerful want to change our way of life’

24 June 2006
Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Moazzam Begg spoke to Pete Jackson about the attacks on rights in Britain after the police "terror" raid in Forest Gate

Meetings, events, demonstrations and film showings

04 March 2006
Meetings And Events

Cartoon protests: uniting against Islamophobia

25 February 2006
The anger following the publication of racist depictions of the prophet Mohammed in a Danish newspaper, and their republication across Europe, has continued to find expression in meetings and protests.

Meetings, events, demonstrations and film showings

25 February 2006
Meetings And Events

Socialist Worker hits the mark

18 February 2006
At Saturday’s Unite Against Islamophobia rally in Trafalgar Square, London, over 900 copies of Socialist Worker were sold.

The anger at racist cartoons continues

18 February 2006
Some 20,000 protesters filled Trafalgar Square in London on Saturday of last week for a rally against Islamophobia and incitement. The event was called at short notice by the Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) and others in the wake of the cartoons row.

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