Rotherham: ‘It’s sad that it’s taken something so horrific to give voice to these girls’

Sep 3rd, 2014

Last week’s report on widescale sexual abuse in Rotherham has put huge strain on the South Yorkshire town. With anger directed at the Muslim community, and a growing influx of the far right, Homa Khaleeli talks to residents

Rotherham: As a Pakistani woman, I’d welcome a police force that didn’t rely on imams

Aug 28th, 2014

Shaheen Hashmat was brought up in a Muslim family and helped by the police and local authorities, after becoming a victim of abuse.

Women more at risk of Islamophobia than men because traditional headscarves ‘make them a target’

Jun 30th, 2014

Islamophobic hate crimes are more likely to be committed against women than men, a study has claimed.

Women targeted in rising tide of attacks on Muslims

Jun 28th, 2014

Hotline figures reveal an average of two Islamophobic incidents every day since the murder of Lee Rigby

Women more vulnerable to Islamophobia

Jun 28th, 2014

There has been a surge of anti-Islamic attacks following the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby

Anti-Muslim hate crimes soar in 2013 after Rigby murder

Dec 27th, 2013

Hate crimes against Muslims have soared this year, new figures have shown. Hundreds of anti-Muslim offences have been carried out across the country in 2013.

Islamophobia: Surge revealed in anti-Muslim hate crimes

Dec 27th, 2013

Many forces reported a particular rise in anti-Islam hate crimes following the murder of soldier Lee Rigby

Lee Rigby murder: Murdered soldier is not forgotten, say Army comrades

Dec 19th, 2013

Local community pulled together following death of soldier

EU collects ‘too little’ data on anti-Muslim attacks

Aug 17th, 2013

British organization Tell Mama collects statistics on incidents of violence and hostility against Muslims. Some experts now accuse EU countries of not running a similar, large-scale database.

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