Category: Islamophobia

Don’t Tell MAMA, she’ll go crazy

Recently I’ve been hearing on Twitter about Freedom of Information Act requests in the UK being refused on very obviously spurious grounds (this being a particularly egregious example), leading to speculation that there is...

Not our brothers’ keepers

Last week a young woman named Ellie Williams (right) from Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, posted a long message on Facebook describing having been kidnapped by a group of local Pakistani men and taken to an address...

How the myth of ‘Eurabia’ went mainstream

The myth of Eurabia: how a far-right conspiracy theory went mainstream by Andrew Brown A “long read” in today’s Guardian, about the far-right myth of “Eurabia”, that Europe’s leaders have caved in to Muslims...

Dear Muslims, stop cringing

Ramadan starts next week, and for the first time in a long while, the fasting days will be getting longer as the month progresses; most of the days will be long, starting (depending on...

And he wasn’t even Muslim

Last month a film-making group called “Error in Terror”, founded by a group of “highly-skilled film-makers” after the Westminster and Borough Market terrorist attacks in London to “create content which aims to tackle all...

Christchurch: Reckoning for the Right

Last Friday, in the early hours of the morning UK time but in the early afternoon local time, a far-right terrorist entered two mosques in Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, with automatic rifles emblazoned...

Prayer mats on the caravan trail?

So says the most powerful man in the world, the self-styled Very Stable Genius, the president of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump. The fact is this: Muslims do not go round...

No “vive la France” from me, sorry

Yesterday, France won the World Cup and the day before, England lost the third-place play-off match to Belgium after losing a semi-final to Croatia last Wednesday. I had not been following the matches all...