25 February 2024 MCB action on rampant Tory Islamophobia

Neha Gohil in the Guardian, “In a letter addressed to the Conservative chair, Richard Holden, the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) said Islamophobia in the party was “institutional, tolerated by the leadership and seen as acceptable by great swathes of the party membership”. The secretary general of the MCB, Zara Mohammed, wrote that “Islamophobia was on public display this week” and highlighted inflammatory comments made by the former home secretary Suella Braverman, the former Tory party deputy chair Lee Anderson and the former prime minister Liz Truss. Click here.

Miqdaad Versi’:s interview on BBC on Islamophobia in the Conservative Party: “the Lee Anderson suspension points to Islamophobia as a structural problem.” click here