Tag: Manchester

Call For Disciplinary Action Against Councillor Who ‘Abused And Intimidated’ Muslim Activist

The Morning Star reports that Manchester City Council have been urged to discipline a councillor after he was found guilty of breaching the council’s code of conduct amid allegations of racism and Islamophobia. An official investigation led by Manchester City Council into Labour Councillor Mark Hackett’s conduct  found that he had abused and intimidated a… Read More ›

Council Worker Suspended Over ‘Kick Islam Out Of Britain’ Facebook Post

By Jennifer Williams – ManchesterEveningNews.co.uk   A town hall worker has been suspended after posting an Islamophobic comment on Facebook. Dave Balderstone, 46, replied to a British National Party post with the message: ‘Kick Islam out of Britain – we need our country back.’ Manchester council bosses took action last week after a member of the public… Read More ›

Arsonists Torched Car of Rabbi Who Spoke Out Over Israeli Military Action In Gaza

DTT: This is typical behaviour of some of those pro-Israel supporters. They go to lengths to intimate, harass and even attack innocent people for their own goals. This time round, an innocent Rabbi was attacked by Israeli supporters for speaking out against the injustice perpetuated by the Israeli government against the Palestinians. By John Scheerhout… Read More ›

Jewish-Muslim group wins top interfaith award

 Rosa Doherty An organisation which works to foster links between Jews and Muslims has won a national interfaith award. The Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester was named as winners of the Spirit of Britain prize at the British Muslim Awards 2014 last night. The Forum’s company secretary Heather Fletcher, who accepted the award at… Read More ›