By Sita Balani / @sitainshort
While the term ‘fascist’ is often bandied around a little too freely, I can think of few who deserve the label more than Narendra Modi, current Chief Minister of Gujarat, in western India.
In 2002, Chief Minister Modi presided over several days of violence against Muslims in the Gujarat region, in which over 2,000 [...]
Warning: The first video contains scenes that are distressing and involve physical restraint.
We remember the detainees at Guantanamo and other US sites by publishing these two videos:
The first is with Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def, going through the Standard Operating Procedure for force-feeding which happens twice a day in Guantanamo Bay. During Ramadan, 44 detainees [...]
By Mhairi McAlpine
Looking back to the start of last month, UKIP had just taken third place in the local elections in England with an estimated 26% share of the vote, and Farange was being lauded as the champion of the little guy, with the ear of the government and considerable sympathy on the back benches, [...]
By South London Anti-Fascists / @SouthLondonAF
On Saturday 29th June, Stephen Yaxley-Lennon (aka “Tommy Robinson”) and Kevin Carroll, the two leading shitbaguettes of the English Defence League, are planning to do a sponsored walk from Westminster to Woolwich.
The sponsorship money raised by the for the walk has been rejected by the charity “Help for Heroes”. So [...]
** TRIGGER WARNING: This piece discusses violence against women and people of colour **
By Sam Ambreen / @SamAmbreen
It’s about the pregnant 21 year old Muslim woman who was beaten so savagely, her foetus was stillborn.
It’s about the 18 year old activist Clement Meric, beaten so badly he was left brain dead.
By South London Anti-Fascists Group / @SouthLondonAF
South London Anti-Fascists Group was formed in 2008 in the response to the British National Party getting elected to the Greater London Authority. We are refugees, migrants, trade unionists and anti-fascists from various traditions.
We are calling all South London based anti-fascists to help form community defence groups to stop [...]
By Aviva Stahl
Disclaimer: I’m not a queer or LGBT Muslim, so I am certain there are lived complexities and ambiguities to this particular controversy that I cannot understand. If the folks who are most immediately affected by this issue object, critique or respond to what I’ve written here, I will do whatever I can to ensure [...]
Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan have been held in British prisons, without charge, for 7 and 6 years respectfully. They are accused by the American authorities, who want to extradite them to America to stand trial, of participating in terrorist-related activities. Babar Ahmad and Syed Talha Ahsan are fighting the extradition warrant as they believe [...]Read more →
By Assed Baig
Demonstrations have spread around the world after an anti-Islam video, made by someone named Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, insulting the most revered figure of the Muslim world, the Prophet Muhammed was posted on youtube.
Why is it that this short video, apparently the work of one insignificant individual, can instigate such outrage? While the filmmaker [...]
By Koos Couvée
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte looks set for a return to office after his pro-EU austerity VVD party became the biggest winner in this week’s general election, closely followed by the Labour Party. With the Socialist Party coming third at some distance, the elections turned out to be a two-horse race. The most [...]
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