Wednesday, August 12, 2020   

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BNP’s new Northern Ireland organiser gets to work inciting hatred
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The BNP has taken its race hate message to Larne. Skinhead members of Nick Griffin’s far-right party spent the last week leafleting homes in the Co Antrim seaside town. They put scaremongering mail through doors warning about a new asylum seeker centre which is being built in Larne.




In Europe, far right banks on Islamophobia
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Wilders’ Freedom Party this summer scored its best parliamentary election result, on the wings of a populist election campaign centered on stopping the “Islamization” of the Netherlands. It’s clear that the “new wind” Wilders foresees will blow first and foremost in the face of the country’s Muslims.




What does Wilders get from the coalition deal? A ban on the veil and a crackdown on immigration
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The Netherlands will ban the burqa, anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders said Thursday following the announcement of a pact to form a minority coalition government backed by his party.




Eighteen percent of Germans would vote for a political party led by Sarrazin
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He has created a furore in Germany with assertions about Muslim immigrants to Germany failing to integrate, and what he insists is a genetic element to intelligence – and the astounding proposal that people of a common religion are genetically related.




When will those brave critics of Islam decry this mob hate?
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As anti-Muslim hysteria in the US reaches a peak, its intellectual accomplices should start to reconsider their actions. Pankaj Mishra argues that Islamophobes among the intelligentsia, including “professional former Muslims” like Ayaan Hirsi Ali, have helped create the conditions for the current wave of “mass anti-Muslim hysteria” in the US.




Broadway and the Mosque
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The Times reported that Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the Muslim leader behind the project, who has led services in TriBeCa since 1983, said he wants the center to help “bridge and heal a divide” among Muslims and other religious groups. “We have condemned the actions of 9/11,” he said.




Daniel Cubias: There Goes the Neighborhood: Which Groups Make Americans Nervous?
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For the most part, I’ve been pretty lucky when it comes to my neighbors. I’ve gotten along with the vast majority of them, and I’ve never had cross-yard feuds or open hostility toward the people who live near me.