Britain is stuck in a vicious cycle of violence that will only get worse as long as communities are polarized and Muslims demonized by an unsophisticated government and media narrative, say experts on extremism, on a national day of action against the government’s counter-terrorism strategy.
Head of Muslim Women’s Network UK said verbal attacks are often not reported to police
Aman Ghani: allegedly told to “stop talking, you terrorist”
The majority of attacks have been against ‘visible Muslim women’
Islamophobia watchdog Tell MAMA said the case was one of an increasing number of attacks on Muslim women after the Paris terrorist killings
Hatemongers in several European countries have been targeting Muslims after the Paris attacks. Advocates say people need to develop strategies for reconciliation rather than demonize Muslims en masse.
Muslims living in the Black Country are being urged to report abuse after new figures showed hate crimes in the West Midlands almost doubled in two years.
A group has urged victims of hate crime to report it after an anti-Muslim attacks helpline reported a 300 per cent increase in calls since the Paris attacks.
Islamophobia in the UK has soared since the terrorist attacks in Paris. According to the Tell Mama helpline, which compiles hate crimes against British Muslims, there has been a 300 per cent spike since November 13.
Hate crimes targeting Muslims spiked by nearly 275 percent in Britain in the days after Islamic extremists took credit for terrorist attacks in Paris, France, new statistics suggest.
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