Last week on Thursday 29th June The Everyday Bigotry Project and Post Ref Racism hosted a frank debate on hate crime in Central London. We were joined by a panel of expert speakers from academic, community and political spheres. You can watch the debate in full here, and the main conclusions are summarised below. … Continue reading WATCH and READ – A year on from Brexit: How do we tackle hate crime and bigotry?
What measures should policy-makers be considering? How might this change should a minority government collapse? What work should we be doing at the community level? What role should the media be playing? Is the increase in hate crime and bigotry related to the rise of the far-right?
It’s taken a van plowing through a crowd of Muslim worshippers for us to recognise white-national extremism as a form of terror. In this particular case – there could be no denying it; the method of attack was just too similar to London Bridge and Westminster. But despite the blatant nature and motive of this … Continue reading Why does it take a tragedy like Finsbury Park for us to recognise white-national extremism?
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