The Counter-Islamophobia Kit (CIK) contains key actionable messages to be conveyed to policy makers, national governments, professionals, civil society, the media and practitioners from across the EU. It was launched at the European Parliament in Brussels on 26 Seprember 2018.
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29 December 2018by SACC
09 December 2018by SACC
Police have raided the homes of members of Edinburgh's Kurdish community in relation to alleged support for the PKK. Evidence of this so-called support consists, apparently, of scarves and flags in the colours of Kurdistan.
03 October 2018by SACC
Sheku Bayoh's family were devastated to hear that no charges are tp be brought against police over his death in police custody. Full statement issued by Aamer Anwar on behalf of the family.
30 September 2018by SACC
The Justice for Sheku Bayoh Campaign was launched at a meeting in Glasgow on 25 July 2015. Around 200 people attended the meeting, dissolving the toxic fog of silence and disinformation that until then had surrounded Sheku's death in police custody.
19 September 2018by Richard Haley
The SACC website has been offline since June for technical reasons. Sorry!
14 May 2018by SACC
Stand Up to Racism Scotland rejected requests for it to tell the Confederation of Friends of Israel in Scotland (COFIS) – an organisation that works with the Israeli government to undermine Scottish solidarity with Palestine – that it would not be welcome on the anti-racism march in Glasgow on 17 March 2018. Richard Haley reveals how this damaging decision was taken.
07 April 2018by SACC
Letter to Interfaith Scotland regarding our concerns over their planned youth (18-30) conference on “Radicalisation and Reconciliation”, featuring speakers from the Active Change Foundation and Quilliam International. We believe the work of these organisations to be incompatible with Interfaith Scotland's aims.
29 March 2018by SACC
The circulation of the ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letters has caused concern. Stay safe and stand up to hate.
18 March 2018by Richard Haley
A motion calling for COFIS to be told they would not be welcome at the anti-racism march in Glasgow was discussed at the Stand Up to Racism Scotland Steering Committee meeting on 10 March. This article provides some background and explains the formal basis for the resolution.
09 March 2018by Richard Haley
The Confederation of Friends of Israel in Scotland says its members will join the anti-racism march in Glasgow on 17 March. They will try to use their participation to promote the idea that they can be anti-racist at the same time as supporting Israeli apartheid, to smear as anti-semitic those who oppose that position, to co-opt the march into their smear campaign, and to crow over their success in participating in it.