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‘Islamic England’ Wall Street Journal Column Slammed By Tower Hamlets Council And Campaigners

Aug 31st, 2018

A column decrying “Islamic England” printed in a US newspaper has been branded “shameful” by campaigners, with the author accused of “spreading misconceptions” by Tower Hamlets council.

Islamophobia Petition Seeks Inquiry Following Reported Spike In Anti-Muslim Hate

Aug 23rd, 2018

A petition demanding an independent inquiry into islamophobia in political parties has gained more than 30,000 signatures in just two days.

It comes in the wake of outrage at Boris Johnson for comparing Muslim women who wear the burka to “letter boxes” and “bank robbers”.

Armed police called after catapult attacks on two Birmingham mosques during evening prayers

Aug 23rd, 2018

Local Muslim leaders previously raised fears of a surge in Islamophobic attacks following Westminster incident

8 questions journalists should have asked instead of drinking Boris’ tea

Aug 23rd, 2018

The debate rages on after Boris Johnson drew ire for comparing Muslim women in burqas to “letter boxes” and “bank robbers”.

‘Letterbox’ insults against Muslim women spike in wake of Boris Johnson comments

Aug 23rd, 2018

Tell Mama says rise in reported Islamophobic incidents targeting women wearing Islamic veils ‘directly linked’ to comments

Muslim Council urges PM to avoid Boris Johnson ‘whitewash’

Aug 23rd, 2018

The UK’s largest Muslim organisation is calling on Theresa May to ensure the inquiry into Boris Johnson’s burka comments is not a “whitewash”.

Tory chief tells Boris Johnson to apologise for burqa remarks

Aug 7th, 2018

Former minister asked to say sorry for comparing veiled Muslims to bank robbers. Boris Johnson has been told by Conservative party chiefs to apologise for his claim that Muslim women in burqas resemble letter boxes and bank robbers.

Tory chairman tells Boris Johnson to apologise for comparing women who wear burqas to ‘bank robbers’

Aug 7th, 2018

Tory chairman Brandon Lewis has called on Boris Johnson to apologise for comments he made comparing women who wear the burqa to’letterboxes’ and ‘bank robbers’.

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Conservative chairman Brandon Lewis demands Boris Johnson apologise as he’s accused of ‘bigotry’ over burqa comments

Aug 7th, 2018

Conservative chairman Brendon Lewis has called on Boris Johnson to apologise after he said Muslim women wearing full-face veils looked “like letter boxes”.

Far-right exploits upheaval as attacks on Muslims rise

Jul 25th, 2018

Far-right extremists in the UK are exploiting Islamophobia as a lucrative platform to build support amid a sharp increase in anti-Muslim abuse and violence, according to a hate crime report published on Monday

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