Too many British Muslims are silent about China’s abuse of Uighur Muslims, buying China’s own denialism, backed by many Arab states, and refusing to protest with the ‘wrong’ kind of Muslim, or with ‘Zionist entrapment’ Jews
Fiyaz Mughal OBE is the founder and director of the interfaith organisation Faith Matters www.faith-matters.org, and of TELL MAMA www.tellmamauk.org, which support victims of anti-Muslim hate and maps, monitors and measures levels of anti-Muslim bigotry in England and Wales. Follow him on Twitter at @tellmamauk.
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