Yvonne Ridley, former Taliban captive, award winning journalist and European president of the International Muslim's Women Union, had a stark message for the 80 people attending a public meeting on Islamophobia in Newcastle.
The racist, anti-muslim English Defence League has been sent a clear message by the people of Tower Hamlets. People of all faiths and none, black and white, gay and straight marched in their thousands to show the violent thugs of the EDL that they are not welcome in the East End.
Video of the United East End rally at London Muslim Centre on Sunday where over 750 people from all backgrounds pledged their solidarity with east London's Muslim communities and their determination to oppose the EDL's racists and fascists
British Airways has relied upon an army of nearly 300 pilots volunteering to do the work of striking cabin crew. These pilots are actively participating in breaking the unity of workers, who overwhelmingly voted to defend themselves from BA’s attacks on their terms and conditions.
On the day Apple launched its much coveted iPhone4, protests were held in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Germany and the United States to commemorate the victims of the Foxconn group whose workers assemble products for Apple, Dell, Nokia and others.