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Newcastle abuse ‘not because of race’ says judge

06 September 2017
A group of men that abused girls and young women in Newcastle did not target victims because of their race, a judge has said.

Myanmar's military and Aung San Suu Kyi stoke racist attacks on Rohingya Muslims

04 September 2017
Thousands of Rohingya minority Muslims have been forced to flee their homes in western Myanmar in the last week.

LETTERS: A vulnerable child’s future was used to foster racism

04 September 2017
The issue of a “white, Christian child” who was fostered by a Muslim carer has been used to increase Islamophobia and racism.

Muslims and anti-racists in Barcelona won't let far right exploit terror attack

19 August 2017
Muslims, anti-racists and anti-fascists are organising in Catalonia to resist any Islamophobic backlash after terrorist attacks on Thursday night

Donald Trump backs Republican senators’ plan to slash legal immigration in half

08 August 2017
Racist, sexist US president Donald Trump stepped up his assault on ordinary people last week

Gareth Peirce says there are serious questions over the Birmingham terror trial

05 August 2017
Three men from Birmingham and a man from Stoke-on-Trent were convicted last week of plotting terror attacks. Naweed Ali, Khobaib Hussain, Mohibur Rahman and Tahir Aziz were jailed for life on Thursday of last week.

Show of defiance and unity in Manchester following arson attack on mosque

22 July 2017
In a show of defiance days after their local mosque was set ablaze, around 200 peopler marched in Newton Heath, north Manchester, on Friday.

Anti-racists organise after third fire attack on mosque in Manchester

20 July 2017
A mosque used mainly by Nigerians in Manchester was set ablaze last Sunday after a four-year campaign of racist harassment.

London mosques face threats

11 July 2017
At least three mosques in London received death threats last week.

New film Freesia tells the story of the fight against Islamophobia

11 July 2017
Freesia uses real examples of racist attacks to paint a picture of Islamophobia in Britain today. The film’s director Conor Ibrahiem spoke to Yuri Prasad

'Stop treating Muslims as a scapegoat'—show of defiance on east London vigil

05 July 2017
Around 300 people rallied against racist attacks against Muslims in east London last night, Wednesday. They were demanding justice for two Muslim victims of a horrific acid attack last month. 

‘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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

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