A local newspaper in Hull, a city in the United Kingdom, published an divisive article in their print paper in March.
Melanie Phillips is a British author who writes for various platforms, including The Times, The Jerusalem Post, and The Jewish Chronicle. She mainly covers political and social issues, and is known for her conservative perspective. She is also known for having a strong anti-Muslim rhetoric, which can be found in her writing time and time again.
Following the appearance of antisemitic posters across the city of Budapest, the newly elected mayor Gergely Karácsony requested their immediate removal, giving an encouraging sign of hope in a country where Fidesz party’s xenophobic narratives seem to prevail.
In a recent piece for Ponton News, former military officer Savvas Kalenteridis commented on immigration in Greece, using strong far-right narratives and tropes.
In a tweet at the end of July, Richard Dawkins, renowned evolutionary biologist and outspoken atheist, called religions “virulent plagues” which propagate a “virus.”
British media personality Katie Hopkins released a propaganda movie called “Homelands” this month. The film promotes anti-Muslim and xenophobic ideas, and pits the Jewish and Muslim communities against one another.
Populist British news site Politicalite has officially been banned from Facebook. Politicalite has regularly been highlighted by Get The Trolls Out! with partner the Media Diversity Institute monitoring it continuously for incidents of religious hate speech.
The Deputy Prime Minister of Hungary was televised delivering a fear-mongering tirade against Islam on Easter Monday.
Facebook has changed its policy on white nationalism and separatism, now officially banning content related to these ideologies on its platform.
A populist far-right news website has corrected inaccurate and misleading statistics after the Media Diversity Institute sent a complaint to the publication. Even with this correction, however, the article remains deeply hateful against Muslims.