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Half of French and Germans say Islam clashes with the West

Feb 5th, 2019

Almost half of the French and German public believe Islam is incompatible with western society, according to a survey published on Monday.

The latest YouGov poll found that Muslim majority countries have a more favourable view of Christianity.

Muslim schoolgirls filmed by man in ‘disturbing’ racist video being investigated by police

Jan 30th, 2019

Police are investigating a “disturbing” video that shows a man following Muslim schoolgirls and calling for them to be sterilised.

Footage circulating on social media shows the man filming as he gets off a bus in Bow, east London, while pupils including girls wearing headscarves leave a nearby school.

Police have arrested a man after Muslim schoolgirls were filmed in ‘disturbing’ racist video

Jan 30th, 2019

Police have arrested a man after a “disturbing” racist video of young Muslim girls was shared on social media.

The video showed students on their way to school while a male voice is heard in the background making racist and derogatory remarks.

How attack on Syrian schoolboy exposes ‘toxic environment’ faced by refugees in UK

Nov 29th, 2018

Physical and verbal attacks are increasingly becoming part of the refugee experience in Britain today, fuelled by a “toxic environment” that has been worsened by the country’s debate around Brexit, MPs and support groups have warned.

Muslim mum and daughter called ‘suicide bombers’ in racist abuse on bus

Nov 29th, 2018

A Muslim mum and daughter were called ‘suicide bombers’ and the N-word by two men who followed them on a bus, a new report shows.

The incident was just one of the 638 reports of Islamic hate crime recorded by Tell MAMA from January to June 2018, and reviewed in a new report.

Attacks against UK Muslims increase in violence

Nov 29th, 2018

Monitoring groups sees spike in attacks around ‘Punish a Muslim Day’.

Muslims in the UK faced a spike in violent threats in the run-up to a day dubbed “Punish a Muslim Day” by a British racist in an anonymous letter-writing campaign.

Sadiq Khan will support memorial statue of Stephen Lawrence in London

Nov 21st, 2018

Islamophobia monitoring group Tell Mama launched an online petition asking the mayor for a memorial in Trafalgar Square, which has been signed by over 76,000 people.

Police say sorry to Uber driver over hate crime caution

Nov 16th, 2018

Mohammed Shafaq, from Lidget Green, Bradford, was driving through the city on August 25 when he came to a stop at traffic lights outside the Punch Bowl pub, in Lowther Street, and was confronted by a man who was smoking outside.

Tommy Robinson supporter spat at girl, 4, because her mother was wearing a hijab

Nov 13th, 2018

The man also chanted the English Defence League founder’s name in the child’s face and made an obscene gesture at the pair when they saw each other again on the street

KKK incident at Islamic centre is hate crime, say Belfast police

Oct 29th, 2018

At least eight people posed in Ku Klux Klan outfits outside an Islamic prayer centre near Belfast at the weekend, in an incident that is being investigated as a hate crime.

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