Islam from a Muslim

Thank you to a Resisting Hate member who has taken the time to write this post about the true nature of Islam and why it is never compatiable with terrorism. Islam is the world’s second largest religion yet it is also one of the most misunderstood. For various reasons – be they political, economic, biased […]

Hate Leaflets Distributed to Incite Islamophobic Hate

It is hard to believe that anybody is so filled with hate that they would go to the time and effort of writing these vile leaflets, getting them printed and distributing them across sections of London. But somebody has. This act of organised hate crime is intended to racialise other extremist far right individuals into […]

A Letter to Jayda From A Muslim RH Member

One of our Muslim membes writes an open letter to Jayda Fransen discussing matters of faith. Dear Jayda, I am proudly and unapologetically a Muslim. I’m no hate-driven, fear-injecting bigot like you and I am thankful for that. Unlike you, I actually love Jesus Christ, upon whom be peace.  Moreover, I genuinely follow his teachings […]

Resisting Hate – Our Beliefs and Values

As Resisting Hate have grown as a group and a community we have started to receive a lot more coverage. Some of this has been very positive, some not so positive and some downright libellous. But one thing it has shown us is that it is important to be transparent and  consistent with the messages […]

Robert Spencer – Banned in the UK

Robert Spencer is the Islamophobic founder of blog site Jihad Watch, described by Wikipedia as ‘one of the main homes of the counter jihad movement on the net’ but described by pretty much everybody else as a radical hate site promoting discrimination and prejudice toward Muslims. Spencer has fostered an academic career off the back […]

Why the Far Right are wrong about Sexual Assault Statistics

This is probably the toughest and most hard hitting article I have ever or ever will write. But it needs to be written. There is a lot of exposure within the media, not just over here in the UK, but also across the ocean in the USA regarding the inhuman crimes of rape, child grooming […]

Sikh Youth UK

Fringe Sikh nationalist organisation Sikh Youth UK came to prominence in 2015 in Birmingham, following the demise of the EDL’s Sikh Division. Campaigning against mixed marriages in Gurdwaras, SYUK were actively promoted via the EDL’s Sikh Division’s Official Facebook page. Sharing the same hardline prejudice against Islam and Muslims as the EDL Sikh Division, Sikh Youth […]

Should The Niqab Be Banned? (We Discuss)

Resisting Hate discussing the right of women to dress as they please. RoannaRoanna is one of the founder members of Resisting Hate. She is the author of the majority of our articles, and also publishes a blog on Huffington Post UK https://www.resistinghate.org

Veiling The Face – The Right To The Choice

The chosen attire of a small minority of Muslim ladies has been in the news a lot this week, mainly because (before crashing and burning in the local council elections) the UKIP party made the abolition of the burka (full face and body cover) and niqab (the face veil) a key objective in their manifesto. […]

Robinson and McLoughlin’s ‘Quran’

  If you wanted to read a layman’s guide to the Quran chances are you would expect that guide to be written by a knowledgable Muslim scholar or Imam, somebody with a good understanding and personal experience of the faith. You would perhaps be as sceptical as we are to hear of a book entitled ‘Muhammad’s […]

Halal and Kosher – Facts not Prejudice

Not being a reader of the Daily Mail their article on the subject of Halal slaughter published on the 24 October would have normally gone unnoticed. However when it was brought to my attention on Twitter I decided to have a closer look at some of the claims made by the Mail and explore some […]

Get Your Burkinis On Ladies!

For any individual who hasn’t spent the last week and a half holidaying in a cave, the issue of France and the burkini ban will have turned up at some point in their newspaper or social media feed. The headline image of four armed French policemen forcing a Muslim lady to remove layers of clothing […]