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  • LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 11: Two women wearing Islamic niqab veils stand outside the French Embassy during a demonstration on April 11, 2011 in London, England. France has become the first country in Europe to ban the wearing of the veil and in Paris two women have been detained by police under the new law. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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Jo Cox’s widower exposes the danger of Trump’s Islamophobic tweets

“Spreading hatred has consequences and the president should be ashamed of himself.”

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Muslim poet inspires millions as she refuses to ‘prove her humanity’

“This will not be another ‘Muslims are like us’ poem”

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This Mancunian got the best Ramadan gift from their Muslim neighbours

“Obviously not all Muslims are terrorists.”

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Birmingham woman goes viral after standing up to far-right protesters

Saffiyah Khan was photographed smiling at the leader of the English Defence League.

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These tweets will remind you why Muslim Women's day was needed

Social media users wanted to remind everyone why Muslim women's voices need amplifying

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MP suggests banning veil to give Muslim girls “freedom of choice”

Let that sink in for a moment.

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Romola Garai on why we must all fight to stand up for refugees

“Now is the time we need kindness most”

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The most brilliantly British signs from the UK’s ‘Muslim ban’ protests

Featuring black humour, regional slang and lots of swearing.

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Moya Crockett
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Channel 4’s Fatima Manji on ‘fixation’ with women wearing the hijab

“Oh, how exciting, woman in headscarf can play football!”

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Amy Lewis
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“His ignorance is his own ruin”: Nadiya Hussain reacts to racist abuse

“His ignorance is his own ruin.”

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