Wednesday, August 4News For London

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Confidence is key: Preparing yourself against terror threats and assault

Confidence is key: Preparing yourself against terror threats and assault

Fitness, Politics, Terror
Recent terror scares in London and high level of assaults on the streets have resulted in self-defence classes booming with applications. The UK has seen a surge of terrorist attacks in the past year, which has resulted in the British government ranking the threat level as ‘SEVERE,’ according to the government website. There was also an approximation of 12 sex offenders caught in 2017 alone and recent report of a man suspected of 25 counts of attacks on woman and girls in London this past year. In circumstances like this and with threats coming from all angles—politically and personally—the people of London must be confident and know what to do during any act of violence that may come their way. One of the best ways to prepare in any threatening situation is to have knowledge and ski
ANKARA: Suicide car bombing kills several

ANKARA: Suicide car bombing kills several

DontUse, Politics, Terror
Turkish Health Ministry put the death toll at 37. Over a hundred people are injured or reported missing. The explosion that killed several people took place at 18:45pm in the heart of Ankara, the capital of Turkey. Reports state that the deadly explosion took place as the car drove past a bus stop in Kizilay, considered the cities busiest square. Officials reported one female suicide bomber, who is described as being a member of the PKK being amongst those who died. The Kurdish militant organisation PKK is considered responsible for the brutal terror attack. Yesterday, Ankara court imposed an immediate ban on Facebook and Twitter after images from the blast scene were shared on social media platforms. A broadcast ban from the scene was also put in place. Turkish president R...

UK: Increase in Islamophobia

Politics, Uncategorized
 The rise in Islamophobic hate crimes has been compared to the 1930's antisemitism.    A recent survey published by the Metropolitan Police reveals an increase in racial, religious and Islamophobic hate crimes in London. Figures show that Islamophobic crimes have increased by 41.8% in a year. According to Islamic societies factors that stimulated such hate crimes are the Syrian refugee crisis, UK airstrikes and Paris bombings, which took place 13th November 2015.                   Organisations such as Stand Up To Racism, tell MAMA (measuring anti-Muslim attacks) and The Refugee Welcome Board have stressed their concerns on the hate crime, which is spreading across the country. Zabi Dalu, Stan