Monday, 29 October 2018

County Down 'hate crime'

BBC News, Newtownards: Group dressed as KKK members is 'hate crime', 30 Oct 2018 "A report of a group of people dressed as Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members in Newtownards, County Down, is being treated by police as a hate crime.

"Pictures emerged of the group posing near an Islamic prayer house."

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Is Wales Fairer?

EHRC, Is Wales Fairer? (2018) "This is the Welsh supplement to our report on equality and human rights progress in England, Scotland and Wales, Is Britain Fairer? (2018)." Available as a PDF in Welsh and English.

Friday, 19 October 2018

UK Islamist Anjem Choudary released from prison

CNN, UK Islamist Anjem Choudary released from prison, 19 Oct 2018 "The 51-year-old self-styled cleric, jailed in 2016 for inviting support for ISIS, was let out of the high-security Belmarsh prison in southeast London on Friday morning." See Hope Not Hate's Report here

Thursday, 18 October 2018

One man’s (very polite) fight against media Islamophobia

Guardian, One man’s (very polite) fight against media Islamophobia, 18 Oct 2018 "For three years, Miqdaad Versi has waged a quixotic – and always scrupulously courteous – campaign against the endless errors and distortions in news about British Muslims. But can a thousand polite complaints make a difference?"

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Divided Britain: study finds huge chasm in attitudes

Guardian, Divided Britain: study finds huge chasm in attitudes, 17 Oct 2018 "The study by the anti-fascism advocacy group, “sets out to understand the drivers of fear and hate” in England, and where data is available, in Wales and Scotland. It uncovers the often glaring extent of geographic splits between people of varying attitudes, with opposition to immigration and multiculturalism correlating closely with socio-economic deprivation." Hope Not Hate's Report is here