Tuesday, October 20, 2020   

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Generalisations: Stereotyping leads to Islamophobia
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I REFER to the report “Najib offers assistance in overcoming Islamophobia” (NST, Sept 25). Islamophobia exists because of stereotyping. It occurs when we generalise and categorise people into groups. In addition, we also assume that everybody in that categorised group has related characteristics.

Leicester antiracist demo says: ‘EDL not welcome here’
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The EDL have tried to stir up hatred and division by demonstrating in the multiracial, multi-faith city, particularly targeting Muslims. Their “protest” ended in violence and attacks on the police, journalists and local black and Asian people.