A poignant memorial service to remember those who lost their lives in Srebrenica was held at Bromsgrove’s St John’s Church on Sunday (September 4). Muslim, Jewish and Christian communities in Bromsgrove came together to unite against hatred and intolerance while readings were made from The Bible and Qur’an. Cllr Helen Jones, leader of Bromsgrove District […]
Hate rising in UK.
“Surveys show the public view Muslims negatively and as a distinctly different group, and that up to a third hold at least one antisemitic view .. All the convictions for stirring up hatred last year included an anti-Muslim component.”
"The number of hate crimes recorded in England and Wales in 2018/19 soared by more than 10 per cent on the previous year, new official figures show. Of the 103,379 offences recorded by police this year, 76 per cent were race hate crimes."