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Enoch Powell was right says Simon Heffer

“There is one particularly disturbing question about the London bombings: how could four young British subjects, who had spent their lives in our free and democratic country, murder their fellow Britons so callously? The answer lies in the British state’s … Continue reading ?

Islamophobia Watch cruel to Panorama

Yes, it’s true – we were really, really horrible to poor John Ware, the reporter who headed the Panorama witch-hunt of the Muslim Council of Britain (see here). Still, Ware has his admirers. Anthony “The Muslims are coming” Browne is a … Continue reading ?

Nazis condemn ‘effete liberals’ of ACPO

“The war on terror, a euphuism [sic] for dealing with those militant Islamics hell bent on bringing death and destruction to the West, has received a killer blow from Britain’s own top cops. The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) … Continue reading ?

‘Lefty lexicon’ lands Orange executive in big trouble

Mobile phone company Orange has suspended its community affairs manager after he posted what he termed a “lefty lexicon” on the blog site ConservativeHome which includes a description of Islamophobics as “anyone who objects to having their transport blown up … Continue reading ?

Dubai family turned away from Eye

London Eye bosses have apologised to a family from Dubai who were initially stopped from boarding, apparently after being overheard speaking in Arabic. Syed Husain, 65, of Manor House, north London, was stopped while showing his sister and brother-in-law the … Continue reading ?

BMI welcomes ‘new tone’ from Brown government

“The British Muslim Initiative welcomes the new tone that has emerged over recent days from corners of the new government under the premiership of Gordon Brown. Following the terror plots in London and Glasgow, the British people had become accustomed … Continue reading ?

‘Why are we so scared of offending Muslims?’ demands Hitchens

“Islamic belief, however simply or modestly it may be stated, is an extreme position to begin with. No human being can possibly claim to know that there is a God at all, or that there are, or were, any other … Continue reading ?

GOP congressional candidate’s campaign manager resigns over bigoted tweets

A Republican congressional candidate in Indianapolis said his campaign manager resigned after making disparaging comments about gays, Muslims and others on a social networking site. GOP candidate and Butler University professor Marvin Scott said Tuesday that he knew Stan Solomon … Continue reading ?

Jewish Chronicle returns to witch-hunting ENGAGE

Martin Bright and Simon Rocker weigh in with a piece entitled “Islamists get a key role in parliament“, while an editorial headed “Beyond the pale” (evidently the JC‘s concern for the sensitivities of the Jewish community doesn’t extend to the … Continue reading ?

EDL demonstration in Rochdale leads to 34 arrests

An English Defence League protest in Rochdale on Saturday led to 34 arrests, but the police were delighted it passed off without large-scale disorder. Almost 500 supporters of the far-right group travelled to the north-west town for the event, while around … Continue reading ?

A 21st century freedom ride

Chris Nineham reports on last Saturday’s conference against Islamophobia and an initiative to challenge the French ban on the veil. The Platform, 26 May 2011

Auckland: Muslim women in bid to lift veil of ignorance

Muslim women in New Zealand want to lift the “veil of ignorance” surrounding the way they dress. They say women who choose to cover their faces do so out of personal choice, with one comparing it to the veils worn by … Continue reading ?

Stockholm rallies against mosque attacks

‘Don’t touch my mosque’ – banner on Stockholm demonstration Thousands of people turned up to a rally in Stockholm in support of Sweden’s Muslim community on Friday afternoon following three arson attacks on mosques, with other demonstrations scheduled to take … Continue reading ?

‘Love bombing’ at Uppsala mosque

Paper hearts have been pasted on to the doors of a mosque in Uppsala following the suspected arson attack there Thursday and hundreds joined a demonstration there Friday morning in solidarity with Swedish Muslims. Among those demonstrating in Uppsala was … Continue reading ?

Twitter and Facebook ‘allowing Islamophobia to flourish’ as anti-Muslim comments proliferate

Twitter and Facebook are refusing to take down hundreds of inflammatory Islamophobic postings from across their sites despite being alerted to the content by anti-racism groups, an investigation by The Independent has established. The number of postings, some of which … Continue reading ?

Germany: Muslims to march in protest of widespread racial hatred

In the face of massive anti-Islam protests organized by Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West (PEGIDA), Germany will witness a major counter-demonstration on Jan. 5 to protest widespread hatred toward Muslims in German society, which has a long … Continue reading ?

MP urges Czechs: Walk your pigs near mosques

Tomio Okamura, who heads the Czech opposition Dawn of Direct Democracy movement, has called on people on Facebook to bother Muslims in the Czech Republic by “walking pigs” in the vicinity of mosques, for example, which, he emphasised, is no … Continue reading ?

Sweden mulls national strategy to counter ‘Islamophobia’ after arson attacks on mosques

Sweden’s government is planning to develop a new national strategy to counter the growing prejudice against Islam in the country, according to Alice Bah Kuhnke, Swedish minister of culture and democracy. Kuhnke said at a Stockholm protest rally against the … Continue reading ?

Anti-terror plan to spy on toddlers ‘is heavy-handed’

Nursery school staff and registered childminders must report toddlers at risk of becoming terrorists, under counter-terrorism measures proposed by the Government. The directive is contained in a 39-page consultation document issued by the Home Office in a bid to bolster … Continue reading ?

Reports and comment from Islamophobia Watch 29 December?4 January

Reports and comment from Islamophobia Watch 29 December 2014-4 January 2015 Anti-terror plan to spy on toddlers ‘is heavy-handed’  4 January 2015 Sweden mulls national strategy to counter ‘Islamophobia’ after arson attacks on mosques  3 January 2015 MP urges Czechs: Walk your pigs … Continue reading ?

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