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24 Hours in Luton

24 Hours in Luton

It’s become something of a cliché in recent years that to criticise the doctrine of Islam, or the behaviour of its more ‘conservative’ fans, is to expose one’s self as a disgusting racist. As has been pointed out once or twice before: Islam is not a race. It’s a set of ideas. It’s impossible to convert to, or apostatise out of, a race. The obviousness of this observation does roughly nothing to dissuade the cognitively challenged from chucking accusations of racism towards anyone with the bare faced cheek to disapprove of theocratic fascism.

This idiocy was taken to dizzying new heights in Channel 4’s most recent broadcast of the fly-on-the-wall documentary series 24 Hours in Police Custody. The show takes place in Luton and surprisingly takes four series’ to get around to covering the religious tensions that plague the town. You see, Luton is something like the epicentre of Islamic extremism in the UK. The infamous image of the 7/7 bombers walking into a train station on the morning of the London Transport attacks was taken from CCTV at Luton Station. Read the rest of this entry »

 

Book Review – Enemy of the State by Tommy Robinson

Book Review – Enemy of the State by Tommy Robinson

In March 2009 the people of Luton gathered in the streets of their hometown to show support for the returning soldiers of the Royal Anglian Regiment who had just completed a tour of duty in Helmand Province. The gathered crowd represented a cross section of cultures, communities and political persuasions. Many of these spectators were opposed to the war in Afghanistan but supported the courage and commitment of the individual soldiers nevertheless. One of these people was a local 27 year old tanning salon owner named Steven Yaxley-Lennon. Read the rest of this entry »