The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) march on 24 June has raised important issues.
The “United Against Extremism” event saw thousands of supporters from many clubs converge on London Bridge, scene of one of a series of horrendous terror attacks in Manchester and London over recent months. … Read the rest
NEWHAM STAND UP TO RACISM:
PRESS RELEASE 29/06/2017 1:18 pm
Why are Newham police not treating acid attack as an anti-Muslim terror incident?
On 21 June Resham Khan and her cousin Jameel Mukhtar, 37 were both doused in sulphuric acid as they sat in traffic in Beckton, east London. … Read the rest
There is massive concern over the death of a young man, Edir Frederico Da Costa, (known as Edson) after he was arrested by the police in the borough of Newham, East London.
Edson was pulled up in a car by police on 15 June. … Read the rest
Hundreds of people joined faith leaders, anti-racists, trade unionists and politicians including local MP Jeremy Corbyn in a moving display of solidarity with the Muslim Community against Islamophobia and far-right terrorism following the attack on Finsbury Park Mosque.
Below are some of the stand-out images and speeches from the event. … Read the rest