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Finsbury Park Mosque attack result of Muslims being portrayed as the enemy

The Guardian has attacked The Daily Mail and The Sun for its alleged Islamophobia

By: Sarwar Alam

THE attack at Finsbury Park Mosque was the depressingly logical outcome of demonisation by tabloid headline writers and rightwing demagogues who portray Muslims as the enemy within, British commentators and Islamic leaders worry. From opposition politicians to the author JK Rowling and cartoonists in the liberal press, condemnation is building against the swirling currents of hatred that led to a white driver slamming his van into worshippers outside the mosque in north London, shouting “I want to kill all Muslims”. Neighbours of Darren Osborne, the Cardiff man arrested after the attack early on Monday, said he was a heavy drinker…

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