Challenging Racism: Challenging Islamaphobia

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Conference
2007 National Black Members' Conference
Date
19 January 2007
Decision
Carried

1.add additional final Para before Conference asks to read

The series of comments by MP’s such as Jack Straw and Phil Woolas on the nijab and Muslims gave a green light to media to initiate a vitriolic campaign against the Muslim community which led to racist attacks,

2.Point 2 – after the words National Assembly Against Racism add and anti-fascist movements such as Unite Against Fascism.

3.Point 2 – add before the word Islamaphobia the word opposing.

4.add point 6 after Conference asks to read:

6. Work with National Union of Journalists to challenge the media reporting issue affecting the Muslim community.