Friday, 27 May 2016

Women are the first to pay the price of Islamophobia

European Network against Racism, Women are the first to pay the price of Islamophobia



"Muslim women experience the same inequalities as other women in
employment and in relation to verbal and physical violence, but they are
compounded by additional factors of (perceived) religion and/or
ethnicity. However, very little is done to collect comprehensive data
and tackle this intersectional form of racism. This is the conclusion of
the European Network Against Racism’s new report “Forgotten Women: the impact of Islamophobia on Muslim Women”, covering eight European countries: Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom."

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

'Britain First announce 'direct action' against elected Muslim politicians' such as Sadiq Khan

Metro, Britain First announce 'direct action' against elected Muslim politicians such as Sadiq Khan, 24 May 2016 "Their call to action described Muslims in positions of authority as ‘occupiers’ and urged people to ‘focus on all aspects of their day-to-day lives and official functions, including where they live, work, pray and so on.’



"It appears to be a genuine document and has been widely shared online, but the group has not yet responded to Metro’s request for confirmation."

UK attitudes towards Islam 'concerning' after survey of 2,000 people

BBC, Newsbeat, UK attitudes towards Islam 'concerning' after survey of 2,000 people "Just over two thousand British adults were questioned online by ComRes for the charity Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association." Not sure how the survey was constructed...