Islam has become the second-largest religion in the UK. The UK’s Muslim population is growing every year and may triple in 30 years, according to a number of studies. Some UK Muslims migrated; some are British-born.
A Hezbollah presence at a London march would put both Jews and Muslims at risk, Home Secretary Sajid Javid has been warned. Backers of the Lebanon-based group are reportedly planning to attend next month’s Quds Day in the capital.
Former Tory minister Baroness Warsi, the first female Muslim to attend cabinet, has revealed that “there are almost now weekly occurrences of Islamophobic incidents and rhetoric,” in the Conservative Party.
Far-right campaigners were stopped at the UK border for the second time in a month. Martin Sellner, leader of anti-Islamization group Generation Identity was turned away at a UK Airport, along with his crony, Abel Bodi.