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Tag Archive: Islamophobia

Nov 22 2012

Not anti-Semitism or Islamophobia

The Right-wing are in overdrive trying to prove how the children killed by Israeli forces in Gaza are fakes. Their crocodile tears for ‘Muslim’ women and children are only for when and if they are murdered by Islamists; then (and only then), are these part-time ‘champions of women’s rights’ outraged. But if they are killed …

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Jan 28 2012

Charges of offence and Islamophobia are secular fatwas

Here is my speech at today’s Blasphemy Conference in London: There have been a number of recent attacks on free expression here in the UK. They include 17 year old Rhys Morgan being forced to remove a Jesus and Mo cartoon or face expulsion from his Sixth Form College and demands by the UCL Union …

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Jan 24 2012

Islamophobia is used to scaremonger people into silence

The Guardian has published a letter calling for an inquiry into the ‘anti-Islam’ press. Whilst racism must be unequivocally condemned, the signatories – like the Guardian, confuse racism with a criticism of Islam. They are not one and the same no matter how many letters and articles the Guardian publishes. Islamophobia is nothing but a …

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