Category Archive: This Week in Islamophobia

Media agenda; race and child abuse

This Week in Islamophobia by Yasin Bangee TW; this piece will discuss the media reporting of the North Yorkshire child abuse story, with a comparison of the well publicised Oxford grooming case. Google… Continue reading

When Minorities Make The Front Page

This Week in Islamophobia by Yasin Bangee Two media items from the last week caught my eye and had me thinking of a brilliant @WritersofColour campaign #AllWhiteFrontPages to showcase the ubiquity of “white… Continue reading

Richard Dawkins- One Man’s Atheist is Another Man’s Bigot

‘This Week in Islamophobia‘ by Yasin Bangee Trigger warning. This short piece will cover Richard Dawkins and his views on sexual assaults, rape and other violence perpetuated against the vulnerable. I hate talking… Continue reading

You don’t know me. #Islamophobia

This Week in Islamophobia by Yasin Bangee Another bout of specific assaults against Muslims has gone virtually unreported by mass media. We have had threats, a bizarre incident of bacon throwing,pornography and a racist attack. Indeed the… Continue reading

The Victims of Anti-Islamic Sentiments are Women

by Yasin Bangee A lot of discourse over the internet recently has focused on the supposed comparison made between Islamophobia and racism. Detractors of Islam have argued they should be free to criticise… Continue reading

#UKBA Papers please

by Yasin Bangee It’s difficult to put into words the confusion and second guessing the last week has caused me. I’m normally sure of myself, of my environment and I know how to… Continue reading

#RacistVan, occupied media

‘This Week in Islamophobia’ by Yasin Bangee Fraser Nelson of the Spectator kicked off this week’s Islamophobia by publishing a fascist apologist piece A fascist takeover of Greece? We should be so lucky.… Continue reading

Bomb disposal units and ministerial silence

  ‘This Week in Islamophobia‘ by Yasin Bangee With news of George Zimmerman’s acquittal, it was with *no* surprise that there’s been little reaction in the British press. Most newspapers resigned the story… Continue reading

Bomb attacks and creeping shariah…

‘This Week in Islamophobia’ by Yasin Bangee Ramadan  Ramadan has started and hundreds of thousands of Muslims around the UK are spending their day in contemplation, abstaining, where possible, from eating or drinking.… Continue reading

This Week in Islamophobia

Weekly column by Yasin Bangee Those of you that have the pleasure of following me on twitter will have noticed how my rage levels have kicked up a notch since I started writing… Continue reading