Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, conspiracy theorists have advanced a number of falsehoods to explain the virus and what’s causing its spread, from 5G towers being responsible to claiming it was planned by Bill Gates.
Zulfi Karim likes to claim there is no prouder Yorkshireman than him. As deputy lieutenant of West Yorkshire, he is the Queen’s representative in God’s Own County.
A Conservative MP has been condemned for saying the ‘vast majority’ of those breaking lockdown rules are from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, without offering any evidence.
Scapegoating narratives may pose additional dangers to public health, warn experts.
Counter-terrorism police in the UK are investigating far-right groups accused of trying to use the coronavirus crisis to stoke anti-Muslim sentiment.
Huge increase in Muslim hate crimes in the wake of the New Zealand terror attacks, according to new report – including awful incidents in Greater Manchester
Incidents of Muslim hate crime rocketed in the weeks following the New Zealand terror attacks, according to a new report.
Most of the offences were committed online, according to Tell MAMA – a group which supports victims of Islamophobia and anti-Muslim hate.
Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary denies calling for Muslim men to face extra security checks at airports amid calls for a boycott of the budget airline over racism row
Michael O’Leary said terrorists ‘will generally be males of a Muslim persuasion’
A knifeman stormed into Regents Park Mosque this afternoon and ‘stabbed a man in the neck’ while he was carrying out the call to prayer.
The stabbing took place while hundreds of worshipers were in the building, with Met Police saying they are not treating it as terror related.
Laurence Fox has been given a ‘history lesson’ after claiming Oscar-nominated war epic 1917 is ‘institutionally racist’ due to the inclusion of a Sikh soldier. The English actor, known for his role in Lewis, sparked fury when he said the appearance had ‘diverted’ attention away from ‘what the story is’.
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