Islamophobia

August 3, 2015 By Tell Mama

British National Party Facebook Page Draws in Threats Against Mosques

The fascist group, the British National Party, posted the ‘No more mosques’ poster with a view to play to the fears of some individuals in our communities. As is expected from such Facebook pages, they also draw in those who are more disposed to displaying outright hostility to Muslims, or in some cases, suggesting that

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August 2, 2015 By Tell Mama

Bournemouth Incident Shows Aggression Towards Hijabis

All of the data that we have accumulated to date shows that at a street level, visible Muslim women are the ones that are predominantly targeted for anti-Muslim hate incidents and crimes. We received this text today from an individual who reported into TELL MAMA and this highlights the kinds of issues that some Hijab

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July 31, 2015 By Tell Mama

We are Walsall – Together We Can Overcome Hate

In Walsall, the various parts of our diverse community live together in harmony. We have a strong tradition of mutual respect and get along fine. It’s important that we keep this tradition, resisting any attempts to divide us. On Saturday 15th August the group calling itself the ‘English Defence League’ plans to come to Walsall again. On the

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July 28, 2015 By Tell Mama

Intersectionality That Deserves Our Understanding

Today we were contacted by a young woman who recently converted to Islam and who has been through a number of issues, not of her own doing, though where she is struggling to be accepted. A few months ago, this young woman, who has transitioned and who is living her life as a woman, suffered

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July 26, 2015 By Tell Mama

“I wish I was still in the army, so that I could kill the f****** lot of them”

We received a report today from a Muslim female which outlined the shocking and openly bigoted statements that are being made to some Muslims in our country today. A Muslim female reported in that she was walking to the Birmingham City Centre HSBC branch this month with her teenage daughter and as she was walking

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July 23, 2015 By Tell Mama

Will Twitter’s new safety policies tackle online hate?

Twitter’s new ‘Safety Centre‘ offers a streamlined service for users concerned about online abuse. The promotion of “good digital citizenship” points you in the direction of extended FAQs relating to existing features. So for individuals new to the platform it helps. There is specific information breakdowns for teachers, students, and parents. But some changes could

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July 15, 2015 By Tell Mama

Anti-Muslim Graffiti Rears its Ugly Head

Some say ‘so what if there is graffiti, no-one got killed did they,’ as they brush aside the impacts on perceptions and fear that such graffiti can have on communities. Alternatively, they choose not to remember those murdered because of their faith visibility such as grandfather Mohammed Saleem in Birmingham in 2013. In Burnt Oak

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‘Grooming’ Leaflets Targeted at Stirring Community Divisions Circulated in North Shields, Newcastle
July 12, 2015 By Tell Mama

‘Grooming’ Leaflets Targeted at Stirring Community Divisions Circulated in North Shields, Newcastle

This leaflet was circulated today on social media by an anti-fascist campaigner who suggested that these leaflets are being circulated in the North Shields area of Newcastle. The text reads – “Muslim paedophile gangs operate in this area. Are your children safe.” This abhorrent leaflet is meant to stir up hatred and intimidate communities, whilst

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July 9, 2015 By Tell Mama

‘Your are responsible for Tunisia’ – Take Away Owner in Scotland Targeted

We are aware that taxi drivers and take away owners suffer anti-Muslim hate incidents and crimes on a regular basis and many fail to report them in. We recently received a phone call from a take-away owner, a Scottish Muslim of Pakistani heritage, who reported in a violent attack on his take away store. Having

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July 5, 2015 By Tell Mama

Anti-Muslim Bigot Is a Top Mortgage Broker Living in Bradford

Thanks to Sheffield Indymedia, it seems that we have found out who @bigsteve1911 is after he trolled the TELL MAMA account yesterday with the following tweet: https://twitter.com/bigsteve1911/status/617428040008749056 What is also interesting to note is that he linked to a tweet from a female resident in Scotland who previously tweeted from the @dowheater account. We are currently

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