Adam Kelwick

Coming Together against Racism

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Like every other person who stands for peace, my heart dropped and I had a huge lump in my throat when I heard the news about the explosions in London on 7 July.

Shortly after, another time of grief occurred - only more exclusive, as news started breaking about Islamophobic attacks around the country, including here in Merseyside.

This scenario is becoming all too familiar for Muslims in Britain. Not only do we suffer when our country is hit and chaos is caused in the capital, but we are also blamed, demonised by the media, and made to feel responsible for actions we have nothing to do with.

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