French official threatens lawsuits over internet photos of police

From Engadget.com; Unfortunately, it's all too clear that some government officials just don't understand how the internet works. After police in Nice, France were shamed online for forcing Muslim women to remove burkinis and other tradition-honoring apparel at the beach, deputy mayor Christian Estrosi announced that the city would sue people who post photos of … Continue reading French official threatens lawsuits over internet photos of police

MI5 stopped Scotland Yard taking Choudary down

From The Telegraph; The security services repeatedly prevented Scotland Yard from pursuing criminal investigations against hate preacher Anjem Choudary, it has been claimed.   Met counter-terror officers often felt they enough evidence to build a case against the radicalising cleric, only to be told to hang fire by MI5, because he was crucial to one … Continue reading MI5 stopped Scotland Yard taking Choudary down

Anti-terror police question schoolboy for wearing pro-Palestine badge

Teenager referred by his teachers after trying to raise money to help Palestinian children From Matt Broomfield in the Independent; A schoolboy has been questioned by anti-terrorism police because he wore a "Free Palestine" badge to school. Rahmaan Mohammadi's teachers at Challney High School for Boys in Luton referred him to police under Prevent - … Continue reading Anti-terror police question schoolboy for wearing pro-Palestine badge

Police face court over refusal to hand over reports on anti-Muslim ‘bias’

Originally written by Vikram Dodd From The Guardian Scotland Yard is facing court action next week after refusing to hand over the results of investigations it was ordered to conduct into claims that it used counter-terrorism powers to discriminate against and harass innocent Muslims. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is seeking a high court … Continue reading Police face court over refusal to hand over reports on anti-Muslim ‘bias’

Anti-Ahmedi laws: Police act as worship place ‘looks like a mosque’

Policemen scratched out Quranic verses written on the walls of an Ahmedi place of worship and ordered them to cover up short minarets at the entrance as they made the place look like a mosque, The Express Tribune has learnt. After receiving a complaint about the place of worship in Sultanpura, Kachhupura, a large contingent … Continue reading Anti-Ahmedi laws: Police act as worship place ‘looks like a mosque’