Articles from 2019

  • 17 July 2019
    by Hal Fish
    UK Visa

    The Home Office is refusing visa applications from Africans at twice the rate of applications from elsewhere in the world. Critics say this amounts to an unofficial "travel ban" on academics, businesses, church and NGO leaders, musicians, artists and performers from Middle Eastern and African countries.

  • 25 June 2019
    by Richard Haley
    Countering Islamophobia Kit - Key National Messages

    A particular strength of the Counter Islamophobia Kit is that it recognises the central role of the state in building Islamophobic narratives. As Arzu Merali says: “Securitization haunts every discourse regarding Muslims.”

  • 15 April 2019
    by SACC
    Scrap Prevent

    2018 has seen a sharp rise in the number of people in Sotland reported through the controversial 'Prevent' counter-radicalisation scheme

  • 06 February 2019
    by Richard Haley
    COFIS on an anti-racism march, Glasgow, 18 March 2017

    Friends of Israel say they will be joining this year's anti-racism march in Glasgow. They robustly support Israel while claiming to be anti-racist. Who are they?

  • 10 January 2019
    by SACC

    The SACC/IHRC annual Islamophobia Scotland conference was held at the Quaker Meeting House in Edinburgh on 15 December 2018. This year's theme was "Islamophobia and silencing criticism of Israel"