Perhaps he just wants to show he’s doubleplusgood, but the man who may be Britain’s next prime minister has pledged to stop at nothing to stamp out “Islamophobia.” Labour Party leader Ed Miliband (shown) — who now enjoys a slight lead in election polls — made the promise during an interview in which he also said he’d support the creation of a Palestinian state. As for his Islamophobia remarks, the Muslim News reports:
“We are going to make it an aggravated crime. We are going to make sure it is marked on people’s records with the police to make sure they root out Islamophobia as a hate crime,” Miliband told the Editor of The Muslim News, Ahmed J Versi in a wide ranging exclusive interview.
“We are going to change the law on this so we make it absolutely clear of our abhorrence of hate crime and Islamophobia. It will be the first time that the police will record Islamophobic attacks right across the country,” he said.
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