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National newspaper is prejudiced and skewing halal debate, says MP
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Posted in Islamophobia-Watch.com on 16 May 2014
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MP Yasmin Qureshi has accused national newspapers of prejudice in the debate over the ethics of halal and kosher meat. The MP for Bolton South East spoke in parliament over the practice of slaughtering meat in line with Islamic law.

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Washington DC: Geller is back with another anti-Islam Metro ad
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Posted in Islamophobia-Watch.com on 15 May 2014
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In 2012, anti-Islam blogger Pamela Geller’s American Freedom Defense Initiative funded ads throughout the Metro system with a quote from the Quran next to a photo of the burning Twin Towers. Ads that cost Metro $35,000 over a failed effort to block them.

Race row erupts after Brent UKIP candidate slates Muslims in ranting email
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Posted in Islamophobia-Watch.com on 15 May 2014
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Heino Vockrodt, who is standing for the Dudden Hill seat on May 22, accused Muslims of grooming sex slaves, compared a Willesden road to war torn Helmand Province and claimed Islam was an ideology not a religion.

Call for ‘Muzzer blood’ to be spilled over plan to rebuild Farnworth mosque
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Posted in Islamophobia-Watch.com on 14 May 2014
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Earlier this month Bolton Council’s planning committee unanimously approved plans by the Sughra Masjid to demolish their existing one-storey place of worship, which has occupied the site since 1987, and replace it with a three-storey building.

Graffiti attack on Pont-de-Beauvoisin mosque
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Posted in Islamophobia-Watch.com on 11 May 2014
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The Comité 15 Mars et Libertés reports that a mosque in Pont-de-Beauvois, in Isère in eastern France, has been targeted in a graffiti attack by fascists. Swastikas were sprayed on the wall, along with the slogans “Death to Algeria”, “Fuck the Arabs” and “Vive la France”.

Fascists desecrate Meximieux mosque
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Posted in Islamophobia-Watch.com on 11 May 2014
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The Collectif contre l’Islamophobie en France reports that the Islamic Cultural Centre at Meximieux in the Rhône-Alpes region of eastern France has been defaced by fascists. A swastika and a Celtic cross were sprayed on the front of the building.

Prague: Hundreds of Muslims protest police mosque raid
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Posted in Islamophobia-Watch.com on 9 May 2014
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About 300 men and several dozen women prayed, listened to speeches and made religious chants in a show of defiance against what a community leader described as an “entirely inappropriate” raid by officials.

Tory activist: ‘Every single Muslim should be expelled’
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Posted in Islamophobia-Watch.com on 8 May 2014
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Stephen Lees, a long-term Conservative activist, has tweeted that all Muslims should be expelled from Britain, and all mosques demolished. His Tweet came a few minutes after he tweeted a link to a Telegraph article entitled “Head teachers raise ‘serious concerns’ over Islamic school take-over”.

Report says Internet hate speech can lead to acts of violence
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Posted in Islamophobia-Watch.com on 7 May 2014
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Anti-Muslim hate speech on the Internet is commonplace and can motivate some people to commit acts of violence against Muslims, according to a report released Tuesday (May 6) by Muslim Advocates, a legal and advocacy group in San Francisco.

Farage dissociates himself from Harry Perry, but why no action against Magnus Nielsen?
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Posted in Islamophobia-Watch.com on 6 May 2014
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It would appear that the UK Independence Party may be about to suspend Harry Perry, the party’s candidate for Stockport Council whose offensive tweets and support for the English Defence League were exposed last week.