07 September 2015

Media, Police Pump Up “Islamophobia” Numbers, Ignore Higher Anti-Semitic Attacks

The mainstream media howled with outrage this morning, republishing the Metropolitan Police’s press release talking up the “rise” in “Islamophobic” attacks in Britain’s capital over the last year. The problems however, are that the police won’t release the details of the Islamophobic incidents, and for some reason, they buried the greater rise in anti-Semitic attacks in London over the past year.

“Islamophobic crime in London ‘up by 70%’” screamed the BBC.

“Hate crimes against Muslims soar in London,” roared the Guardian.

.... Odd, isn’t it? Given that while Islamophobia apparently rose by 70.7 per cent (478 reported offences in 2014, compared with 816 offences this year), the number of racist attacks against Jewish people was actually up by 93.4 per cent (from 258 attacks to 499). [Breitbart London] Read more