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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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August 1, 2015 By Tell Mama

Behaviour That Tramples on the Dignity of Our Nation

This video has come to light of a young woman abusing an Asian man who was seated next to her. The female loses her composure and is seen to abuse the Asian male and tell him to ‘go back to your country.’ After numerous hate filled statements she goes onto suggests that individuals like him, ‘want

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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 30, 2015 By Tell Mama

Prevent: Our Responsibility to the Public

We have been asked by members of Muslim communities about Prevent and whether people can report in cases where they think that there has been anti-Muslim prejudice in Prevent related work. We have received some cases where people have reported in Prevent related issues to us, where they felt that their child has been targeted

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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 28, 2015 By Tell Mama

Remember this next time you buy your Kebab (from a Turk), say Britain First Facebook posters

The precarious situation in the Middle East has come to the forefront, with the bombing of ISIS positions by the Turkish Air Force. Having taken the decision to militarily degrade ISIS, it seems that Britain First and its supporters have decided to vent their fury at Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The anti-Muslim and anti-Turkish bigotry

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July 27, 2015 By Tell Mama

Civil war? A note of caution about the ‘counter-jihadists’ and their Muhammad cartoons exhibition

HOPE Not Hate’s useful expose of the ‘counter-jihad’ network’s plan to use their Muhammad cartoons exhibition on September 18 to create a UK civil war is disturbing. The ‘civil war mentality’ that follows sections of this movement is not exactly new. Since the inception of the Tell MAMA project in 2012, we have often found

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July 26, 2015 By Tell Mama

Mirror Story of Female Hijabi Attacked Draws Support by Some for the Perpetrator

Over the last 3 years we have systematically showed that the on-line world and social media present significant challenges to those working on tackling anti-Muslim hatred. The challenge is not only significant, it certainly changes fast as language and actions are affected by local, national or international incidents. Yet, what is deeply concerning is when

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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 21, 2015 By Tell Mama

Regina (State) vs Paul Golding (2014) – Counter Terrorism Division of the CPS

We have highlighted the following case to show the actions of far right groups like Britain First who intimidate people and who, thankfully, have been successfully prosecuted by the Crown Prosecution Service. This text highlights the criminal conviction of the Group’s leader, Paul Golding. On the evening of 3 April 2014 Paul Golding, the leader

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