Spike in anti-muslim abuse by children after Lee Rigby murder

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Children as young as 10 have been responsible for anti-Muslim abuse, according to a new study.

It suggests that the Muslim community is facing abuse on a daily basis, with many of the attacks carried out by younger people.

The report, published by the Centre for Fascist, Anti-Fascist and Post-Fascist Studies at Teesside University, is based on data collected over a ten month period by the Tell MAMA (Measuring Anti-Muslim Attacks) project.

It found that between May 2013 and February this year, there were 734 self-reported cases of anti-Islamic abuse - equivalent to more than two a day on average.

On these, 599 were incidents of online abuse and threats, the study found, while the rest were "offline" attacks such as violence, spreading of anti-Muslim literature, threats and assaults

Around three fifths (60%) of these "offline" attacks are believed to have been carried out by individuals estimated to be aged between 10 and 30.

The study also suggests that around two fifths of the cases recorded by Tell MAMA had a link to far-right groups.

It found that over half (54%) of the victims reporting incidents to the project were women, while less than one in six of all of those who reported incidents also told the police.

Study author Dr Matthew Feldman, co-director of the Centre for Fascist, Anti-Fascist and Post-Fascist Studies said: "Muslims remain among the most likely minority group in Britain to be targeted for a hate crime. 'Trigger' events like the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby clearly magnify the possibility of far-right groups and others victimising Muslims simply for who they are and what they believe."

The report noted a spike in reported incidents in the wake of Fusilier Rigby's murder in Woolwich, south east London on May 22 last year.

The soldier's death sparked shock across the country after he was run over with a car and then hacked to death by British Muslim converts Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale.

In the week after the murder, there were 127 reported incidents, according to Tell MAMA's figures, while a total of 354 cases of anti-Muslim activity were reported in May and June last year.

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10:23am Tue 1 Jul 14

sarfflondonbird says...

Do we have a TELL MACA? (Measuring Anti Christian Attacks) on behalf of christians in a mere predominantly christian country (just) as Britain, monitoring and reporting on anti christian attacks from these people?Answer: Probaly not, p.c. lot wouldnt allow such?
Lee Rigby episode only highlighted the hatred and uncalled for, use of butchery, that the extremists in this country from this faith, are willing to use to try to take over the island, if not the western world with.
Why on earth do christians in this country have to sit back and accept this abuse?
If radicals from the muslum faith were harassed and imprisioned for outrageouly practicing their hatred in mosques, schools and streets so far, so that other peaceful faiths residing here can sleep in relatively safety and peace as opposedto the above treatment metted to christians trying to keep this country civilised on behalf of indigenous people (meaning people born, bred, with generations of the same going back centuries of the christian faith), as a sign of equality and safety, then there would not be this anger directed towards them. As for kids as young as 10 showing hatred, well thank computerisation being made easily available for educating them thus. Thats possibly one main cause of education, seeing muslim kids as young as EIGHT being taught to fight and USE GUNS, something not westernised but perfectly acceptable in the eyes of the extremists.
Do we have a TELL MACA? (Measuring Anti Christian Attacks) on behalf of christians in a mere predominantly christian country (just) as Britain, monitoring and reporting on anti christian attacks from these people?Answer: Probaly not, p.c. lot wouldnt allow such? Lee Rigby episode only highlighted the hatred and uncalled for, use of butchery, that the extremists in this country from this faith, are willing to use to try to take over the island, if not the western world with. Why on earth do christians in this country have to sit back and accept this abuse? If radicals from the muslum faith were harassed and imprisioned for outrageouly practicing their hatred in mosques, schools and streets so far, so that other peaceful faiths residing here can sleep in relatively safety and peace as opposedto the above treatment metted to christians trying to keep this country civilised on behalf of indigenous people (meaning people born, bred, with generations of the same going back centuries of the christian faith), as a sign of equality and safety, then there would not be this anger directed towards them. As for kids as young as 10 showing hatred, well thank computerisation being made easily available for educating them thus. Thats possibly one main cause of education, seeing muslim kids as young as EIGHT being taught to fight and USE GUNS, something not westernised but perfectly acceptable in the eyes of the extremists. sarfflondonbird
  • Score: 2

11:22am Tue 1 Jul 14

Gypo.Joe says...

sarfflondonbird wrote:
Do we have a TELL MACA? (Measuring Anti Christian Attacks) on behalf of christians in a mere predominantly christian country (just) as Britain, monitoring and reporting on anti christian attacks from these people?Answer: Probaly not, p.c. lot wouldnt allow such?
Lee Rigby episode only highlighted the hatred and uncalled for, use of butchery, that the extremists in this country from this faith, are willing to use to try to take over the island, if not the western world with.
Why on earth do christians in this country have to sit back and accept this abuse?
If radicals from the muslum faith were harassed and imprisioned for outrageouly practicing their hatred in mosques, schools and streets so far, so that other peaceful faiths residing here can sleep in relatively safety and peace as opposedto the above treatment metted to christians trying to keep this country civilised on behalf of indigenous people (meaning people born, bred, with generations of the same going back centuries of the christian faith), as a sign of equality and safety, then there would not be this anger directed towards them. As for kids as young as 10 showing hatred, well thank computerisation being made easily available for educating them thus. Thats possibly one main cause of education, seeing muslim kids as young as EIGHT being taught to fight and USE GUNS, something not westernised but perfectly acceptable in the eyes of the extremists.
OK own up where did you copy and paste that BS from ?

Or did 'someone' write it for you ??

Of course you no doubt are an exemplary Christian, or do you just cherry pick the bits you like from the 'good' book, sort of much like the Muslim fanatics do with their Quran.

If you are going to act like the turd you are go lay in the yard where you belong Sarflondonturd. ( I have a meme for that, I'll post it on Joes FB page )
[quote][p][bold]sarfflondonbird[/bold] wrote: Do we have a TELL MACA? (Measuring Anti Christian Attacks) on behalf of christians in a mere predominantly christian country (just) as Britain, monitoring and reporting on anti christian attacks from these people?Answer: Probaly not, p.c. lot wouldnt allow such? Lee Rigby episode only highlighted the hatred and uncalled for, use of butchery, that the extremists in this country from this faith, are willing to use to try to take over the island, if not the western world with. Why on earth do christians in this country have to sit back and accept this abuse? If radicals from the muslum faith were harassed and imprisioned for outrageouly practicing their hatred in mosques, schools and streets so far, so that other peaceful faiths residing here can sleep in relatively safety and peace as opposedto the above treatment metted to christians trying to keep this country civilised on behalf of indigenous people (meaning people born, bred, with generations of the same going back centuries of the christian faith), as a sign of equality and safety, then there would not be this anger directed towards them. As for kids as young as 10 showing hatred, well thank computerisation being made easily available for educating them thus. Thats possibly one main cause of education, seeing muslim kids as young as EIGHT being taught to fight and USE GUNS, something not westernised but perfectly acceptable in the eyes of the extremists.[/p][/quote]OK own up where did you copy and paste that BS from ? Or did 'someone' write it for you ?? Of course you no doubt are an exemplary Christian, or do you just cherry pick the bits you like from the 'good' book, sort of much like the Muslim fanatics do with their Quran. If you are going to act like the turd you are go lay in the yard where you belong Sarflondonturd. ( I have a meme for that, I'll post it on Joes FB page ) Gypo.Joe
  • Score: 9

2:23pm Tue 1 Jul 14

sarfflondonbird says...

Gypo.Joe wrote:
sarfflondonbird wrote:
Do we have a TELL MACA? (Measuring Anti Christian Attacks) on behalf of christians in a mere predominantly christian country (just) as Britain, monitoring and reporting on anti christian attacks from these people?Answer: Probaly not, p.c. lot wouldnt allow such?
Lee Rigby episode only highlighted the hatred and uncalled for, use of butchery, that the extremists in this country from this faith, are willing to use to try to take over the island, if not the western world with.
Why on earth do christians in this country have to sit back and accept this abuse?
If radicals from the muslum faith were harassed and imprisioned for outrageouly practicing their hatred in mosques, schools and streets so far, so that other peaceful faiths residing here can sleep in relatively safety and peace as opposedto the above treatment metted to christians trying to keep this country civilised on behalf of indigenous people (meaning people born, bred, with generations of the same going back centuries of the christian faith), as a sign of equality and safety, then there would not be this anger directed towards them. As for kids as young as 10 showing hatred, well thank computerisation being made easily available for educating them thus. Thats possibly one main cause of education, seeing muslim kids as young as EIGHT being taught to fight and USE GUNS, something not westernised but perfectly acceptable in the eyes of the extremists.
OK own up where did you copy and paste that BS from ?

Or did 'someone' write it for you ??

Of course you no doubt are an exemplary Christian, or do you just cherry pick the bits you like from the 'good' book, sort of much like the Muslim fanatics do with their Quran.

If you are going to act like the turd you are go lay in the yard where you belong Sarflondonturd. ( I have a meme for that, I'll post it on Joes FB page )
As atheist, not that it's any concern of yours...........you insignificant little man!
[quote][p][bold]Gypo.Joe[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]sarfflondonbird[/bold] wrote: Do we have a TELL MACA? (Measuring Anti Christian Attacks) on behalf of christians in a mere predominantly christian country (just) as Britain, monitoring and reporting on anti christian attacks from these people?Answer: Probaly not, p.c. lot wouldnt allow such? Lee Rigby episode only highlighted the hatred and uncalled for, use of butchery, that the extremists in this country from this faith, are willing to use to try to take over the island, if not the western world with. Why on earth do christians in this country have to sit back and accept this abuse? If radicals from the muslum faith were harassed and imprisioned for outrageouly practicing their hatred in mosques, schools and streets so far, so that other peaceful faiths residing here can sleep in relatively safety and peace as opposedto the above treatment metted to christians trying to keep this country civilised on behalf of indigenous people (meaning people born, bred, with generations of the same going back centuries of the christian faith), as a sign of equality and safety, then there would not be this anger directed towards them. As for kids as young as 10 showing hatred, well thank computerisation being made easily available for educating them thus. Thats possibly one main cause of education, seeing muslim kids as young as EIGHT being taught to fight and USE GUNS, something not westernised but perfectly acceptable in the eyes of the extremists.[/p][/quote]OK own up where did you copy and paste that BS from ? Or did 'someone' write it for you ?? Of course you no doubt are an exemplary Christian, or do you just cherry pick the bits you like from the 'good' book, sort of much like the Muslim fanatics do with their Quran. If you are going to act like the turd you are go lay in the yard where you belong Sarflondonturd. ( I have a meme for that, I'll post it on Joes FB page )[/p][/quote]As atheist, not that it's any concern of yours...........you insignificant little man! sarfflondonbird
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