Many forces reported a particular rise in anti-Islam hate crimes following the murder of soldier Lee Rigby
Local community pulled together following death of soldier
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.
Supporters of the anti-Islamist English Defense League demonstrating in Birmingham in July
US Islamic group says British centres at greater risk than in other western country since the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby
The Muslim Council of Britain said the killers’ use of “Islamic slogans” indicated they were motivated by their faith
Tell MAMA has now been up and running for just over a year. Back in Februrary 2012 I first reported on this important new initiative to counter anti-Muslim violence and bigotry, and it has recently released its first year’s set of results.
The Tell MAMA (Measuring Anti-Muslim Attacks) group, led by Fiyaz Mughal of Faith Matters, has issued its first annual report on anti-Muslim hate crimes.
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