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The far-right campaigner has lost a crucial court battle with a Syrian teenager he is accused of bullying.

Comment: The decision by Muslim-British soldier Ahmad al-Babati to refuse service until Britain ends arms sales to Saudi Arabia is commendable conscientious objection that must be supported, argues Malia Bouattia.

Friday's 'Covid Eid' takes another bittersweet turn for Muslims

Harris Iqbal

Friday's 'Covid Eid' takes another bittersweet turn for Muslims

Comment: Covid-19 has revealed the vulnerability, resilience and generosity of the UK's disproportionately impacted Muslim community, writes Harris Iqbal.

EDL founder <em>Tommy</em> <em>Robinson</em> 'flees the UK for Spain'

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EDL founder Tommy Robinson 'flees the UK for Spain'

The EDL embarked on protests against Muslim groups in the UK and was jailed for contempt of court.

Over 100 arrested after violent UK far-right protest

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Over 100 arrested after violent UK far-right protest

Protesters clashed with police at a far-right rally to 'defend' monuments in central London.

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London mayor warns of 'violence' as far-right protest planned

London's Muslim Mayor Sadiq Khan fears clashes may break out between far-right and anti-racism protestors in London this weekend.

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British far-right leader leader found guilty of terror offence

Paul Golding was charged at Heathrow in October, after refusing to give police access to his iPhone and Apple computer following a trip to ...

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TikTok bans Tommy Robinson over hate speech violations

The video app has permanently barred the far-right accounts, saying their promotion of 'hateful ideology' violates its terms and conditions.

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Tommy Robinson loses pre-trial in Syrian refugee libel case

Tommy Robinson has lost the first pre-trial round in a high profile libel case.

The last thing Muslims need this Ramadan? Extra scrutiny

Malia Bouattia

The last thing Muslims need this Ramadan? Extra scrutiny

Comment: The run up to Ramadan has seen a slew of Islamophobic smear campaigns suggesting Muslims are not following the rules. The truth ...

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UK police investigating attempts to stoke anti-Muslim coronavirus sentiments

UK counter-terrorism police are monitoring attempts by far-right groups to stir anger against the country's Muslim population amid the ...

Prominent Labour Party anti-racism campaigner suspended over Islamophobia allegations

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Prominent Labour Party anti-racism campaigner suspended over Islamophobia allegations

In the aftermath of a child sexual abuse scandal in involving male grooming gangs, Labour Party campaigner, Trevor Phillips claimed that what ...

White supremacist propaganda is on the rise, says report

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White supremacist propaganda is on the rise, says report

A new report has found that white supremacist propaganda in the US has doubled from last year, but such racist incidents are on the rise in ...

British Muslims have an important choice to make

Malia Bouattia

British Muslims have an important choice to make

Comment: As the new decade approaches, Muslims, Jews, people of colour and all marginalised communities must make a conscious choice to unite, ...

'Palpable fear' spreads among British Muslims following Johnson victory​

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'Palpable fear' spreads among British Muslims following Johnson victory​

'We worry that Islamophobia is "oven-ready" for government': British Muslims from across the political spectrum have responded to Boris ...

Narjas Zatat

9 times the UK's Conservative Party were shockingly Islamophobic

The Conservative party has been haunted by accusations that it has a systemic problem within its ranks. The New Arab has collected some of the worst examples.

Malia Bouattia

UK government's racist 'Prevent' strategy will fail again

Comment: The UK government's 'Countering Extremism' strategy is designed to criminalise dissent and demonise Muslims, writes Malia Bouattia.

CJ Werleman

'Fake Sheikh' Imam Tawhidi peddles in Islamophobia

Comment: Imam Tawhidi is a 'fake Sheikh' whose tweets are having a disastrous impact on the way Muslims and Muslim-majority countries are ...

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Johnson appoints MP accused of Islamophobia as junior minister

The long-time supporter of Boris Johnson has been at the centre of controversial decisions in the past.

Defend Media Freedom: An UK-Canada event to protect journalists

Paul McLoughlin

Defend Media Freedom: An UK-Canada event to protect journalists

A global conference of media freedom has shown journalists face continued dangers, particularly after the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

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Tommy Robinson imprisoned for contempt of court

Robinson’s conviction came after he was found filming men accused of sex offences outside a court, in a video that was streamed thousands of his ...

Anti-Islam activist <em>Tommy</em> <em>Robinson</em> 'begs Trump' for US asylum

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Anti-Islam activist Tommy Robinson 'begs Trump' for US asylum

Far-right anti-Islam activist Tommy Robinson has 'begged' US President Donald Trump to grant him asylum as he faces being ...

Anti-Islam activist <em>Tommy</em> <em>Robinson</em> suffers humiliating EU election defeat

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Anti-Islam activist Tommy Robinson suffers humiliating EU election defeat

Tommy Robinson reportedly sneaked out of an election count centre in Manchester before European Parliament election results ...

Brexit Party wins big in UK's EU parliament elections

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Brexit Party wins big in UK's EU parliament elections

British voters punished the UK's two leading parties in elections for the European Parliament, handing huge gains to pro-Brexit and pro-EU ...

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