The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has responded to David Cameron’s Conservative Party Conference speech in which he made a number of allegations against Islamic supplementary schools. They have pointed to the lack of evidence that schools are preaching hate or isolation. … Read the rest
On Saturday 10th October Maz Saleem lit the National Candle of Hope and Remembrance for those affected by hate crime in memory of her father Mohammed Saleem who was knifed to death in an Islamaphobic hate crime attack.
The candle will remain burning in St Paul’s Cathedral for the duration of National Hate Crime Awareness Week #NHCAW which takes place between the second and third Saturday of October each year. … Read the rest
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The United Families and Friends Campaign (UFFC), is a coalition of those affected by deaths in police, prison and psychiatric custody, supports others in similar situations. Established in 1997 initially as a network of Black families, over recent years the group has expanded and now includes the families and friends of people from varied ethnicities who have also died in custody. … Read the rest
Stand Up to Racism is organising a second solidarity delegation to Calais this Saturday 17 October against the backdrop of a racist offensive against migrants and refugees from the government and right-wing press.
Theresa May used her conference speech last week to attack refugees in Europe as “bogus” and said high levels of immigration harms the cohesiveness of society. … Read the rest