Colombo Telegraph

Ten Attacks On Mosques Since Woolwich Murder

As the number of Islamophobic incidents continues to increase, EDL raises temperature with London march, the Independent reports.

As participants in an English Defence League (EDL) march in Whitehall were recorded giving Nazi-style salutes, Faith Matters, which monitors anti-Muslim hatred, said the number of incidents in the past six days had risen to 193, including ten assaults on mosques. The figure compares to a total of 642 incidents in the previous 12 months – meaning the last week has seen a 15-fold increase on last year’s average of 12 attacks per week,  the newspaper reported.

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