Archive for August 12th, 2011

Inspiring tales of a difficult time

Robert Lambert, co-director of the European Muslim Research Centre, has a good piece about Monday night’s riots on the Al-Jazeera News website.

Lambert particularly praises the role of Muslims in East London, defending our area from the onslaught of violence and destruction. You can read his piece here: http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/opinion/2011/08/201181210928899563.html.

The role played by ethnic minorities in defence of property and subsequently in the clean-up operation is a theme that has often been raised in the discussion that has ensued: for example, this Christina Odone piece in the Telegraph.


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