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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 »

Candle-lit vigil held in Birmingham for victims of London attacks

In Events, News on 03/24/2017 at 20:14
A vigil has taken place in Birmingham to remember the victims of the Westminster attack (Photograph: Adam Yosef)

A vigil has taken place in Birmingham to remember the victims of the Westminster attack (Photograph: Adam Yosef)

A vigil has been held in Birmingham this evening in response to the recent attacks in Westminster, which left 5 people dead and around 29 injured.

Following what Met Police described as “an act of terrorism” in the heart of London on Wednesday, a candle-lit peace vigil took place in the second city today to pay tribute to those affected by the tragedy. Read the rest of this entry »

Birmingham Muslims call anti-terrorism rally in response to London attack

In Events, News on 03/24/2017 at 10:30
A peace vigil has been organised by representatives of Birmingham's Muslim community following the London attacks this week

A peace vigil has been organised by representatives of Birmingham’s Muslim community following the London attacks this week

Community leaders have called two vigils in response to the violent attack in Westminster, which left 5 people dead and around 29 injured.

Following an attack in the heart of London on Wednesday, a candle-lit peace vigil has been organised to pay tribute to those affected by the tragedy. Read the rest of this entry »

IN PICTURES: Birmingham anti-terror police raids following London Attacks

In Gallery, News on 03/23/2017 at 15:05
Anti-terror police target a flat on Hagley Road as part of raid related to the attacks in Westminster, London (Photograph: Davina James)

Anti-terror police target a flat on Hagley Road in Birmingham as part of raid related to the attacks in Westminster, London (Photograph: Davina James)

A Birmingham flat in Hagley Road was raided by anti-terrorism police last night in connection to the London attacks in Westminster yesterday, which left five dead and around 29 people injured.

Following the murder of several pedestrians and a police officer around Parliament yesterday afternoon, reports of a Birmingham connection transpired as BBC Newsnight was one of the first to suggest a connection with the city. Read the rest of this entry »

Anti-terror police raid Birmingham flat following London attacks

In Events, News on 03/23/2017 at 12:25
A flat in Hagley Road was raided by anti-terrorism police following the London attacks (Photograph: Carlie Ann-Hare)

A flat in Hagley Road was raided by anti-terrorism police following the London attacks (Photograph: Carlie Ann-Hare)

A Birmingham flat in Hagley Road was raided by anti-terrorism police last night in connection to the London attacks in Westminster yesterday, which left five dead and around 29 people injured.

Following the murder of several pedestrians and a police officer around Parliament yesterday afternoon, reports of a Birmingham connection transpired as BBC Newsnight was one of the first to suggest a connection with the city. Read the rest of this entry »

Library of Birmingham lit up in tribute to victims of London attacks

In News on 03/22/2017 at 23:37
The Library of Birmingham is lit up in the colours of the Union Jack as a tribute to the victims of the London Westminster attacks (Photograph: Majid Mahmood)

The Library of Birmingham is lit up in the colours of the Union Jack as a tribute to the victims of the London Westminster attacks (Photograph: Majid Mahmood)

The Library of Birmingham has been lit up in the colours of the Union Jack tonight, in tribute to the victims of today’s tragic London attacks.

The Birmingham landmark is illuminated in red, white and blue this evening to show solidarity with the Capital, after five people have died and 20 people have been injured following a violent stabbing frenzy near the Houses of Parliament. Read the rest of this entry »