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26-03-2019

BRIEFING: Authorities must act against media incitement against Muslims


IHRC's latest briefing looks at what was missing in UK Counter-terrorism chief, Neil Basu's comments on the link between mainstream media portrayal of Muslims and far-right attacks. It looks at the run up to the Finsbury Park attack in the UK in 2017, giving links to articles which demonised the event Osborne initially targeted. Islamic Human Rights Commission, 26 March

The briefing also looks at the responses of the Press Complaints Commission and the Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards who were contacted by IHRC about the demonsiation of the event before the attack took place.

Read the briefing here.