Tagged with ‘racism’

Feed-icon-28x28 Events

Feed-icon-28x28 Articles

Derby Telegraph: EDL supporter attacks taxi driver in Derby

A RACIST thug who punched a taxi driver and dragged him along a street, has been jailed for 18 months.

Lee Preston, 22, targeted cabbie Mohammed Rashid, leaving him with two black eyes, a bruised face and grazes to his shoulders caused when he was dragged to the ground.

Mr John Hallisey, prosecuting, said the cabbie received a call at 9pm on April 16 to collect five men from Chaddesden.

He no…

BBC News: EDL activist in Notts pleads guilty

"A 25-year-old English Defence League member has pleaded guilty to daubing racist graffiti on land being considered as a site for a mosque." (BBC News)

Interestingly, the incident was reported on 23rd June and they've already managed to find him and drag him in front of a magistrate. Was he stupid enough to brag about it online? Or did he just get caught on, and recognised from, CCTV?

Interview with Hicham Yezza & Rizwaan Sabir

Hicham Yezza and Rizwaan Sabir were arrested under the Terrorism Act in May 2008 at the University of Nottingham. In the pair's first joint interview since those events, Riseup Radio spoke to them about the persecution they've faced since the arrests, the plight of other Muslims accused of terrorist offences, the government's anti-terror strategies, the growth of Islamophobia in the media and in t…