Archive for February 11th, 2013

“London’s East End: a melting pot simmers closer to the boil.” This is the scaremongering headline to a report on Tower Hamlets in today’s Sunday Telegraph. The article notes that the “Muslim patrols” panic has “sparked headlines internationally. Journalists from Russia, Sweden and Germany have descended on the borough”. Needless to say, rather than expose this as a hysterical over-reaction fuelled by Islamophobia, the article uses it as a springboard to paint a picture of a borough riven by communal strife provoked by Muslim extremists.

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