22 August 2019

Rights group: UK ports vetting of Muslims ‘structural Islamophobia’


UK authorities have been accused of ‘structural Islamophobia’ for using controversial counter-terrorism methods at ports and airports, despite the minuscule rate of resultant convictions. Human rights group, Cage, submitted a set of documents to the policing regulator, the Independent Office for Police Conduct, highlighting the ‘suspicionless stops’ by UK authorities as ‘structural Islamophobia’. Cage also wrote to MPs on the all-party group on British Muslims to spell out the extent of its [...]