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Lamb With Limes In Liverpool Street?

Nika Jazaee dreams of the full integration of Iran into today's global culture. When I moved to London three years ago I knew it was...

Bye, Bye Bo-Jo

As I write the votes – yesterday was polling day – are still being counted. But we already know that the campaign to be...

Should We Stay Or Should We Go? (I don’t know but I need unbiased...

Grace Eracleous puts in a plea for straight talking in advance of the UK referendum on EU membership. By now, we’ve all received through the...

Not The Last Of Britain First

The Britain First campaign has staged another demonstration in East London. A small group of activists stood outside a mosque holding banners saying ‘taking...

Compassion First?

Hanna-Mariam Chowdhury considers the recurring clashes outside the East London Mosque The far right group Britain First has demonstrated outside the East London Mosque three times...

Food For Thought, Mr Cameron

Schahrazade Halfaoui cannot stomach the thought of school children going hungry because of government policy. Every morning, I tune in to LBC to catch up...

Britain Is First For Diversity

Mona Chowdhury takes the faltering pulse of Britain First. The campaign group Britain First have held two demonstrations outside the East London Mosque this month,...

Palestinian Hunger Strike Ends

“An agreement was reached to release him on May 21,” says Issa Qraqe, head of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)’s detainees committee. In view...
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Doctors Refuse To Carry On

To coincide with their two-day strike from 8 March to 11 March, hospital doctors from all over East London gathered outside Stratford station to protest...

From Bahrain To East London: After Five Years Of Protest, What Has Changed?

Kay Ayed hears what's been happening in a strangely under-reported country in the Middle East. I'm sure you're familiar with the ongoing civil war in...
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PREVENT-ing A Full Debate On ‘Radicalisation’?

Recently arrived from Norway, Terry Sorensen wondered whether he was in danger of being 'radicalised'. He tried asking the Metropolitan Police about British-style counter-terrorism,...

East Londoners Horrified By Saudi Slaughter

Kay Ayed listens to East Londoners responding to news of Saudi Arabia's day of executions. Two days into the New Year, Saudi Arabian authorities committed...

Just Because He’s A Joke, Doesn’t Mean This Isn’t Serious

Sydney Kauffman, Rising East's resident American, warns against underestimating the prospective presidential candidate who would ban all Muslims from entering the United States. At first...

Paris Terror: NOT In My Name

Ahmed Abdi calls for unity and an end to the Muslim blame game. After the cowardly terrorist attack in Paris on Friday evening, you might...

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