Tackling alleged cases of Police Brutality –  The case of Youness Bentahar -Is it time for a Tower Hamlets Monitoring Project?

Tackling alleged cases of Police Brutality – The case of Youness Bentahar -Is it time for a Tower Hamlets Monitoring Project?

Videos have been circulating on social media of an alleged case of police brutality against the father of a disabled child, known as the ‘July 9th Incident’. Statistics collected by the police show that this is not an isolated with a three time increase of violence...
Beginners Guide to ASB and Crime in Mile End, Tower Hamlets Part 1 –  The Picture So Far

Beginners Guide to ASB and Crime in Mile End, Tower Hamlets Part 1 – The Picture So Far

ASB has been a rising issue in Mile End Ward, recent stabbings and shootings on the ward has caused a lot of concerns among residents. Below is a guide for residents and all concerned. Part 1 giving an overall picture of the present. List of of ASB matters mentioned...
Responding to Rod Liddle in Tower Hamlets: Need to be Tough on Racism, But also Tough on the Root Causes of Racism

Responding to Rod Liddle in Tower Hamlets: Need to be Tough on Racism, But also Tough on the Root Causes of Racism

Journalist Rod Liddle wrote a racist and Islamophobic piece in the Sunday Times. Politicians from all side expressed the standard outrage and demands for apology. In this piece I argue, that if activists and public figures are genuine in their outrage we must address...