Assault video: Racism is well and truly alive in the UK

The disgusting video showing two or three teens battering some younger kid in Bradford has been a trending topic nationally. Taken from the shocking video. It started showing up on my news feed and the groups who had posted it up were just groups who were EDL or affiliated with them (some of my friends shared them from their page – knowingly or unknowingly More...

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By Guest Editorial On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Think again when you share photos of the Rohingya conflict

A lot of people in my news feed on Facebook have been sharing links and images of the Rohingya crisis, where Muslims are truly being persecuted by Buddhists in Burma. The humanitarian crisis is real. Now many More...

By Guest Editorial On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Britain First sends psycho fans into frenzy after community centre brawl

National media were quick to pick up on the violent brawl that took place at a Bangladeshi community centre recently. Chairs were thrown and people were injured – over what some say was because of an argument. Images: More...

By Guest Editorial On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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EDL brought this flag to Halifax rally, how peaceful

Image: Facebook. The self-proclaimed ‘peaceful’ far-right English Defence League recently came to Halifax and brought together over 100 protestors. The group organised a rally against child grooming, but according More...

By Guest Editorial On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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The homeless are being criminalised, not all are drug-addicts

I wrote this on the back of the story that was published on this site ‘Public discouraged from giving money to beggars in Leeds city centre’ on 13 May. I personally believe the campaign is just criminalising More...

By Guest Editorial On Thursday, April 9th, 2015
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Bradford West hustings: A review

Harry Boota speaks. Image: Yorkshire Standard. I had the opportunity to go to the Bradford West hustings yesterday. It featured George Grant (Conservatives), Celia Hickson (Green Party), Naz Shah (Labour), Alun More...

By Guest Editorial On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
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Trojan Horse and Henry Jackson Society links in Bradford and the elections

The Trojan Horse controversy making headlines. Many are aware of individual articles relating to the ‘Trojan Horse’ hoax, the increasing politicization of Ofsted, the charity commission and the targeting of More...

By Guest Editorial On Saturday, March 21st, 2015
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Bradford brawl may or may not have been over wage, but it happens

Upon reading the story of the fight taking place in Bradford, my attention drew to the women in the video who were complaining about their wage. Before anyone jumps to conclusions I’m not saying that the fight More...