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Tell MAMA remains the leading organisation to tackle Islamophobia
January 8, 2016 By Tell Mama

Tell MAMA remains the leading organisation to tackle Islamophobia

In a recent column for Middle East Eye, Dilly Hussain (Deputy Editor of 5Pillars) wrote that Tell MAMA’s mission of providing a service for British Muslims to report hate crimes will soon be obsolete now that the Home Office has required all police forces in the United Kingdom to record anti-Muslim hate crimes on par

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14 Police Forces in Data Sharing Discussions with Tell MAMA
January 7, 2016 By Tell Mama

14 Police Forces in Data Sharing Discussions with Tell MAMA

Come the New Year, we are pleased to announce the fact that we have signed data sharing agreements with 4 major police forces and these include the Metropolitan Police Service, Greater Manchester Police, Merseyside and Cheshire police forces. We are in the process of signing up a further 10 forces which will mean that 14

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14 Police Forces in Data Sharing Discussions with Tell MAMA
January 7, 2016 By Tell Mama

14 Police Forces in Data Sharing Discussions with Tell MAMA

Come the New Year, we are pleased to announce the fact that we have signed data sharing agreements with 4 major police forces and these include the Metropolitan Police Service, Greater Manchester Police, Merseyside and Cheshire police forces. We are in the process of signing up a further 10 forces which will mean that 14

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14 Police Forces in Data Sharing Discussions with Tell MAMA
January 7, 2016 By Tell Mama

14 Police Forces in Data Sharing Discussions with Tell MAMA

Come the New Year, we are pleased to announce the fact that we have signed data sharing agreements with 4 major police forces and these include the Metropolitan Police Service, Greater Manchester Police, Merseyside and Cheshire police forces. We are in the process of signing up a further 10 forces which will mean that 14

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Who is Pegida UK’s new leader Paul Weston?
January 5, 2016 By Tell Mama

Who is Pegida UK’s new leader Paul Weston?

At a Bedfordshire pub, the UK branch of Pegida announced a new leadership structure, following its disastrous relaunch in late 2015. At the helm is Paul Weston, leader of the fringe party Liberty GB. Weston stood in the 2015 General Election and mustered just 0.4 per cent of the vote (158 votes) in Luton South.

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Why do people want Titanic priest Father Thomas Byles sainted?
January 4, 2016 By FM

Why do people want Titanic priest Father Thomas Byles sainted?

A campaign to canonise a Catholic priest who stayed on the RMS Titanic instead of fleeing remains ongoing despite renewed interest in his story. The story of Father Thomas Byles and his acts of selflessness, however, deserves re-telling. Roussel Davids Byles was born in 1870 to a Protestant family in Leeds. His father, Reverend Dr. Alfred Holden Byles and mother Louisa Davids also had six other children. He excelled at mathematics and  gained a scholarship to Balliol School, Oxford. When at Oxford, Byles gravitated towards the Church of England. His younger brother, William, however, converted to Catholicism first. In 1894, he had a conditional baptism (sub conditione) at St. Aloysius Church in Oxford. Upon entering the Catholic faith, Roussel adopted the name of Thomas. After spending two years in Rome, Byles became the ordained priest of St Helen’s Church, Chipping Ongar, Essex in 1904. In 1912, he had boarded the ship to attend the wedding of his younger brother William, in New York. This last minute decision to board the Titanic instead of a different ship cost him £13 (roughly £1,100 today). His second class ticket was number 244310. His duties included performing mass for second and third class passengers. [...]

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Our Achievements in Tell MAMA as We Move into 2016
December 31, 2015 By Tell Mama

Our Achievements in Tell MAMA as We Move into 2016

As we move into 2016, it is important to reflect on what has been achieved for the public over the last year. Tell MAMA is now moving into its fourth year of existence and the results over the last year have been humbling. But this has been about how we have made a difference. When

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Does Black on Black Abuse Show a Breakdown in BAME Solidarity?
December 30, 2015 By Tell Mama

Does Black on Black Abuse Show a Breakdown in BAME Solidarity?

Racism is not the domain of any specific racial, religious or cultural group. That is a fact and blaming a particular group for racism is not reflective of what is taking place. Factually, though, we know that street based anti-Muslim prejudice is perpetrated mainly by white males, between the ages of 15-35. This not to

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Does Black on Black Abuse Show a Breakdown in BAME Solidarity?
December 30, 2015 By Tell Mama

Does Black on Black Abuse Show a Breakdown in BAME Solidarity?

Racism is not the domain of any specific racial, religious or cultural group. That is a fact and blaming a particular group for racism is not reflective of what is taking place. Factually, though, we know that street based anti-Muslim prejudice is perpetrated mainly by white males, between the ages of 15-35. This not to

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Does Black on Black Abuse Show a Breakdown in BAME Solidarity?
December 30, 2015 By Tell Mama

Does Black on Black Abuse Show a Breakdown in BAME Solidarity?

Racism is not the domain of any specific racial, religious or cultural group. That is a fact and blaming a particular group for racism is not reflective of what is taking place. Factually, though, we know that street based anti-Muslim prejudice is perpetrated mainly by white males, between the ages of 15-35. This not to

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