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August 25, 2015 By Tell Mama

Far Right Britain First, Rails Against South Yorkshire Police

This correspondence was sent into us and highlights the inflammatory nature and tone of e-mails sent out by Britain First. The text below raises the temperature with a threat to march to Rotherham town centre. This coming after communities in Rotherham are trying to get to grips with the grooming scandals, ongoing investigations and the

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IPSO Complaints Related to Muslims, Islam, Mosques etc
August 24, 2015 By Tell Mama

IPSO Complaints Related to Muslims, Islam, Mosques etc

We thought that we would bring you a monthly round-up of cases that have been referred to IPSO, the Independent Press Standards Organisation. These are complaints made on topics including Islam, mosques, Muslim communities and events that have involved people from Muslim communities. 0048-14 Adams v Metro – Not Upheld (02/12/14) Daniel Adams complained that

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August 19, 2015 By Tell Mama

Mohammed Cartoons Cancelled

Organisers of the ‘Mohammed Cartoons Exhibition‘ have cancelled the event citing security concerns. After talking up the event and inviting Geert Wilders and far right Liberty GB leader, Paul Weston,  the event is no longer. We have also highlighted the association of the Lawyers’ Secular Society in the event through this article. Today, we have also

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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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July 12, 2015 By Tell Mama

How is this Not Inflammatory? Posts on Britain First’s Facebook Page

How many times has the extremist group Britain First skirted right to the edge of the legal limit? How many times have its ‘supporters’ and those anti-Muslim bigots gone over the line and made assertions of violence against Islamic institutions. The link between extremist propaganda and violent ‘calls for action’ can be best summarised here:

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July 4, 2015 By Tell Mama

Banner Inciting Hate Unfurled by EDL in Sheffield

The EDL have also suggested that they are against ‘radical’ Islam. They have tried to suggest that they are not prejudiced and that they have been targeted, as if they have been hard done by. Each time they try and make this case, a bone seems to fall out of their mouth which proves what a

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Faith Leadership Through Chaplaincy: Experiences from Muslim Communities: Summary of Issues and Recommendations from Consultations with Chaplains, Sector Leaders and Communities
December 7, 2010 By Faith Matters

Faith Leadership Through Chaplaincy: Experiences from Muslim Communities: Summary of Issues and Recommendations from Consultations with Chaplains, Sector Leaders and Communities

This is a report that outlines the views of Muslim chaplains, sector leaders and Muslim communities as well as other faith communities on faith leadership. This work was undertaken over a 7 month period and took in a number of key organisations that work with Muslim and other faith communities. This is a unique report […]

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Developing a Local Narrative Against Extremism
September 26, 2010 By Faith Matters

Developing a Local Narrative Against Extremism

The Our Faiths and Our Shared Futures booklet is the culmination of 1 years work with imams, priests and rabbis in Derby. The booklet looks at scriptural narratives that underscore the need for (1) the respect of difference (2) the protection of life (3) countering extremism. The booklet is made up of the work of […]

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The Role of Righteous Muslims
July 2, 2010 By Faith Matters

The Role of Righteous Muslims

THE ROLE OF RIGHTEOUS MUSLIMS: HEROES SAVING LIVES IN THE HOLOCAUST This booklet, (the Role of Righteous Muslims), is aimed at broadening knowledge and awareness of the roles that some Muslims took during the Holocaust and whose stories show the moral and physical courage of these individuals who believed in doing what was right. Today, […]

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Developing Diversity Directory
June 7, 2010 By Faith Matters

Developing Diversity Directory

The Developing Diversity Directory has been developed by Faith Matters over the last year and through contact and consultation with over 480 mosques in England. Faith Matters undertook focus groups with Muslim women in England around 5 key areas they wanted to see within mosques in terms of core service delivery and each of the […]

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