Smina Akhtar: The diary of a Scottish Muslim Woman after the Christchurch Massacre
Smina Akhtar, Phd student at the University of Glasgow and anti-racist campaigner, gives her thoughts in the aftermath of the Christchurch massacre of 49 people in a mosque in New Zealand
Friday 15 March, 9.12pm
Beyond the Noise: New Zealand attacks - the problem is Islamophobia
Beyond the Noise with David Jamieson is a weekly podcast with CommonSpace journalist David Jamieson, where he gets behind the 24/7 news cycle and gets to heart of issues, trying to find the substance behind the headlines.
THIS week Jamieson speaks to anti-racist campaigner Jonathon Shafi about the murderous attacks on Mosques in New Zealand which have killed 49 and injured many more.
- 1:24 Why we should be disgusted but not shocked by today's events. They are the consequence of years of mounting attacks against the Muslim community.
Analysis: As April elections approach, Israel increasingly reveals itself as a racist endeavour
Israel, already a violent and racist state, is heading in an even more dangerous direction as April elections approach
THE decision by the state of Israel to ban two Arab parties, Balad and United Arab List, and to ban a Jewish candidate for a third major Arab party, Hadash, ahead of elections next month has made little impact on Western politics.
Why we have submitted a dossier on Islamophobia in the Labour Party
David Jamieson explains why CommonSpace has submitted a dossier on islamophobia in the party, and why the party’s response to the clearly evidenced cases of islamophobia among senior figures from the New Labour years matters
Words and deeds
In the Cartoon of the Week, Lorna Miller looks at Theresa May’s rebuke of Jeremy Corbyn in the House of Commons this week for alleged anti-Semitism in the Labour party, and her own track record on racism as Home Secretary and Prime Minister.
To view last week’s Cartoon of the Week, click here.
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