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 […]

The Hopkins Hate Archive

We have put together a collection of the worst of Katie Hopkins tweets in an archive to support our campaign to remove her platforms on social media. We will regularly update. RoannaRoanna is one of the founder members of Resisting Hate. She is the author of the majority of our articles, and also publishes a […]

Why we do still need to ‘humanise’ Muslims

There was an interesting article published by Shaista Aziz yesterday in the Guardian posing the question: Why as a society do we need to humanise Muslims?  She asks what specific purpose this is intended to serve and suggests (with much eloquence) that the attempts to humanise Muslims create divisions within the Islamic community. Aziz explains […]

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 […]

Homophobes and Gay Marriage in Australia

Australians have voted YES for gay marriage! Yesterday the returned questionnaires were counted in Australia and the majority of people who returned their vote said they agreed with allowing gay people to marry one another. Now there are many studies which draw parallels between homo/transphobia and those who hold views which are racist or antisemitic/islamophobic […]

The Myths about Poppies and Muslims

We all know what the Poppy represents. Some choose to wear one, some do not. There is no shame in not wearing one. It is a matter of personal choice. Speaking personally, I choose to wear a Poppy every year. I do this to remember all those who fell in the Great Wars and those […]

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 […]