Dewsbury community leader speaks after report reveals mounting concerns over Islamophobia and anti-Semitism

The report by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community also revealed nearly three in five adults believes that Islamophobia is widespread in the UK

The government has been warned divisions within society are deepening as research revealed the persecution of Muslims has become ingrained in Britain while a record number of anti-Semitic incidents have been recorded in the UK.Continue Reading

‘Racist, Islamophobic’ Tweets Spark Review Of Sussex County College, Republican Party Trustee

Jerry Scanlan, Chairman of the Sussex County Republican Committee, is being scrutinized by county officials after a slew of offensive tweets and memes were shared on the party's Twitter page.

Sussex County officials are investigating a series of racist and offensive tweets and memes shared on the county’s Republican party’s Twitter account.

The county’s Republican committee chairman Jerry Scanlan is “under scrutiny” for the tweets that targeted Democratic congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, whom President Trump recently suggested they should be deported, NJ.com reports.Continue Reading

UK Appoints Independent Expert on Islamophobia

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The crackdown and concentrated efforts are in response to worrying statistics showing a rise in islamophobia in the UK.

the UK government appointed an independent advisor to give expert advice on islamophobia, as well as help create a clear definition of the social problem.Continue Reading

Boris Johnson faces more accusations of Islamophobia over newly-unearthed text

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Boris Johnson, the overwhelming favorite to take over as Britain’s prime minister next week, is facing renewed accusations of Islamophobia after claiming in a newly-unearthed 2007 text that the religion has left Muslim countries “centuries behind” the Western world.

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Most UK news coverage of Muslims is negative, major study finds

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Most coverage of Muslims in British news outlets has a negative slant, according to a major analysis by the Muslim Council of Britain, which concludes that news stories in the mainstream media are contributing to Islamophobia.

The study found the Mail on Sunday had the most negative coverage of Islam, with 78% of its stories featuring Muslims having negative themes – above an already-high industry average of 59%.Continue Reading