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Mohammed Saleem’s family mark fourth anniversary of his brutal murder

In Events, Interviews, News on 04/29/2017 at 13:00
82-year-old Mohammed Saleem was murdered by a far-right white supremacist terrorist

82-year-old Mohammed Saleem was murdered by a far-right white supremacist terrorist

Today is the fourth anniversary of one of the worst terror incidents in the recent history of Birmingham.

On April 29, 2003, Ukrainian white supremacist terrorist Pavlo Lapshyn stabbed and murdered Birmingham pensioner Mohammed Saleem outside a mosque in Small Heath, in the hope of starting a race war. Read the rest of this entry »

Black Lives Matter activists block access to Birmingham Airport

In News on 08/05/2016 at 12:03
Black Lives Matter activists block a Birmingham road to highlight institutional inequality

Black Lives Matter activists block a Birmingham road to highlight institutional inequality (Photograph: UKBLM)

Black Lives Matter activists have blocked access to a main road between Birmingham Airport and the city centre, in a bid to highlight inequality as part of a rebellious national day of action.

The group of protesters formed a human chain across Coventry Road along the A45 route and held up banners and placards bearing the messages ‘No Justice, No Peace, and ‘White Silence Is Violence’. Read the rest of this entry »