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Artists withdraw from Bradford Literature Festival after Counter Extremism funding revealed

Six writers and activists pulled out of the Bradford literature festival, which took place 28th June - 7th July 2019, after it was revealed...

Tell Mama’s annual report: 2017 saw record number of anti-Muslim attacks...

The Islamophobia monitoring group Tell Mama has reported that 2017 saw a record number of anti-Muslim attacks and incidents of abuse reported. The group’s annual report identified 1,201 verified reports submitted in 2017, representing a rise of 26% from 2016.

Far-right figurehead, Tommy Robinson, jailed after violating suspended sentence for videoing...

The former leader of the far-right group the English Defence League (EDL), Tommy Robinson, has been jailed for thirteen months for breaking contempt of court laws with a Facebook Live video that could prejudice an ongoing trial. His supporters have protested his imprisonment, and Donald Trump Jr. has leant his support to their cause.

‘Islamophobia’: A contested term in UK discourse

Recent claims that Islamophobia does not exist has prompted questioning over whether the term, which some argue conflates the anti-Muslim and the anti-Islam, is a useful one to use.