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Controversial anti-Muslim figures exploit attacks to gain online popularity and use fake Twitter bots to amplify their discourse, a new study revealed.

How do Twitter users respond to hated man Tommy Robinson's hate-tweets? With a hint of humour, pinch of sarcasm and a dash of mockery, of course.

Muslim trolled for 'not being killed' in Barcelona attack

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Muslim trolled for 'not being killed' in Barcelona attack

A British-Muslim lawyer has found himself on the end of a campaign of abuse on social media after coming within a whisker of a deadly IS attack in Barcelona.

Finsbury Park attack: Radicalisation isn't exclusive to Islam

Sam Hamad

Finsbury Park attack: Radicalisation isn't exclusive to Islam

Comment: After the Finsbury Park attack by a white terrorist, why aren't the British media and political class pouring over how he was ...

Islamophobic coverage of Finsbury Park attack must end here

Shenaz Bunglawala

Islamophobic coverage of Finsbury Park attack must end here

Comment: With every fresh news cycle that follows an extremist attack, the media goes a little further in failing Muslim communities in the UK, ...

Taufiq Wan

It's time we collectively confronted Britain's far-right hate preachers

Right-wing extremists have long been given platforms to spew hate in the press and on Britain's national television, but when will mainstream discourse seriously challenge this?

Gehad Quisay

Finsbury attack: I'm waiting for a white apology march

Comment: Having to prove that not all Muslims are terrorists has become an unfortunate duty. After Finsbury Park, should we expect white people ...

The New Arab

Mainstream media slammed over 'victim-blaming' in Finsbury Park attack

Several media outlets have been criticised for 'blaming the victims' in their coverage of the Finsbury Park mosque attack.

Jamil Hussein

Praise for Muslims helping at Grenfell Tower infuriates trolls

Comment: Praise for Muslims helping at Grenfell Tower tragedy was met with derision, but nobody showed discomfort with the mention of Sikhs and ...

Muslim prison chaplains: radicalisation threats or convenient scapegoats?

Gehad Quisay

Muslim prison chaplains: radicalisation threats or convenient scapegoats?

Blog: Reports that the Westminster attacker converted to Islam in prison reopens the question on radicalisation in British prisons.

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Do Trump supporters really care about Middle Eastern women?

Saturday's global Women's March sparked a sudden 'concern' for women's rights in the Middle East among right-wing Trump supporters.

Instaphobia: British boxing champion's mosque-prayer photo sparks online abuse

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Instaphobia: British boxing champion's mosque-prayer photo sparks online abuse

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua suffered a wave of abuse online after tweeting a picture showing him taking part in prayers in a Dubai ...

For 'alt-right', read 'white supremacy'

Hilary Aked

For 'alt-right', read 'white supremacy'

Comment: Discussion of the 'alt right' and a fixation on figures like Spencer is distracting from more pressing threats on the horizon, writes ...

Will the British PEGIDA repeat the movement’s German 'success'?

Hilary Aked

Will the British PEGIDA repeat the movement’s German 'success'?

Comment: The rise of the far-right street movement in Germany has dragged its government to the right, but the UK might be a different matter, ...

Questions for Quilliam: counter-extremism and Islamophobia

Hilary Aked

Questions for Quilliam: counter-extremism and Islamophobia

Quilliam, a self-styled "counter-extremism" think-tank run by former Islamic extremists, has dubious friends in the Islamophobic far-right, ...

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