After three years in office Macron’s reputations is damaged, due to his management of the Gilets Jaunes protests, pension reforms, the COVID pandemic, and his authoritarian stance. He has turned to a witch-hunt against Muslims and anyone fighting Islamophobia in advance of the 2022 presidential elections.
By Sabby Dhalu
In September a racist and Islamophobic campaign was whipped up in some sections of the media regarding a child from a Christian background being placed in the foster care of a Muslim family. The issue has been discussed as a “clash of civilisations” as though placing a Christian child in the care of a Muslim family is a threat to Christianity and the western world.
By Jude Woodward
The dangerous consequences of May and the Tories scapegoating of Muslims and migrants has been given terrible reality by the Islamophobic terrorist attack on a mosque in Islington.
This article by Sabby Dhalu, outlining the latest wave of Islamophobia unleashed since the ISIS terrorist attack in Paris, was originally published in the Morning Star.
If there were any doubts that racism and Islamophobia follow ISIS terrorist attacks, then the month since the Paris attacks should dispel them.
The following article by Sabby Dhalu attacks the Islamophobic campaign being whipped up following the Paris terrorist attacks. It was originally published in the Morning Star
The terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut were chilling, and the first response of the anti-racist movement is solidarity and sympathy with all those affected.
However, the anti-racist movement is now sadly accustomed to the other responses that come fast in the wake of every terrorist attack.
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