Police investigate UK far-right groups over anti-Muslim coronavirus claims

Apr 6th, 2020

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

Mar 16th, 2020

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.

Knifeman storms London mosque and ‘stabs man during call to prayer’

Feb 21st, 2020

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 gets ‘history lesson’ on Sikh troops who died for Britain in WWI

Jan 23rd, 2020

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’.

Swastika was scrawled in area of police station accessible only to staff

Nov 27th, 2019

Met police launched hate crime investigation after symbol found in Edmonton base.

A suspected far-right sympathiser is feared at large in the Metropolitan police,

White Supremacist Who Celebrated Dylann Roof Jailed After Sending Fake Anthrax to Queen Elizabeth II

Sep 4th, 2019

A white supremacist who triggered a full scale security alert after sending fake anthrax to Queen Elizabeth II, as well as orchestrating a campaign of hate against Muslims, has been jailed for more than 12 years.

Anti-Muslim incidents ‘spiked by 375%’ after Boris Johnson mocked Muslim women

Sep 2nd, 2019

Campaign group Tell MAMA said it received 38 reports of anti-Muslim incidents in the week after the now-PM compared veiled women to ‘letterboxes’ and ‘bank robbers’

‘Significant spike’ in Islamophobia after Johnson’s burka comments

Sep 2nd, 2019

There has been a “significant spike” in Islamophobic incidents following Boris Johnson’s comparison between women in burkas and letterboxes, according to an anti-racism group.

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