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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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July 18, 2015 By Tell Mama

Aryan Brotherhood Social Media Site Proposing Action Against Prisons

The following far right Twitter and social media account was brought to our attention  a few days ago. The account know as @whitebriton (the Aryan Brotherhood) has the following tag-line which is deeply worrying: “Open forum for debate about all issues of white advancement – and supporting direct action on behalf of our Aryan kin near you

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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 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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