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Posted inReligious News

Charity founded by Islamic hate preacher has been shut down in the UK

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Islamic Research Foundation International (IRFI)— registered in the UK in 2007 with the aim of “advancing the faith and religious practices of Islam”—was shut down earlier this month after several run-ins with charity and broadcasting regulators. This move has been lauded by those who have tried for years to silence the hate speech emanating […]

Posted inSocial Media

Elon Musk buys Twitter. What could possibly go wrong?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Everyone has their line. Even 4chan, a supposedly “anything-goes platform” that many think is the worst manifestation of the internet, had a line. It was an animated depiction of child pornography, as well as concerted attacks on female journalists and others associated with Gamergate. The result? 8chan was started as an even more “libertarian” vacuum […]

Posted inPolitics

Tommy Robinson, Islamic Extremism and the BBC

Reading Time: 4 minutes Last night, on the BBC’s flagship news commentary programme Newsnight, experienced presenter Kirsty Wark came up against Tommy Robinson, far right activist (co-founder of the English Defence League, the European Defence League, Pegida UK and a writer for Rebel Media). The segment was concerning the Finsbury Park mosque murder whereby a far-right anti-Islamist, Darren Osborne, mowed down […]

Posted inSex & Gender

Bangladesh LGBT editor hacked to death

Reading Time: 2 minutes The BBC is reporting this breaking news, so check back there for updates: Police in Bangladesh say two people including a leading gay rights activist and editor at Bangladesh’s only LGBT magazine have been hacked to death. The US ambassador to Bangladesh condemned the killing of Xulhaz Mannan, who also worked at the US embassy. […]

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