Socialist Worker: Right whip up Islamophobia over Isis

Detainee rights campaign group Cage and its director Moazzam Begg have been the target of more Islamophobic smears.

The Mail on Sunday newspaper claimed it had evidence that Moazzam visited the camp where Londoner Mohammed Emwazi allegedly trained as an Isis fighter.

It quotes unnamed “official sources” speculating over the identities of men wearing balaclavas in a photo from around 2012.

The paper had already attacked Cage and Moazzam for saying that it was Western imperialism and state terror that helped make Emwazi, known as “Jihadi John”, into an Isis fighter.

Mohammed Tasnime Akunjee, the solicitor for the students from east London who have allegedly travelled to Syria to join Isis, has also come under attack.

Andrew Gilligan in The Telegraph newspaper said that he is an “extremist” with links to “terror apologists” Cage…

  • canminuteman

    If ISIS doesn’t make you islamophobic you have no built in survival instinct and are a budding candidate for a Darwin award. What does it take to make these people scared of the guys who every day tell them they want them dead? Are they really that stupid?

  • roccolore

    Typical of the left-wingers defending ISIS. The same Socialist Worker that claims to be a champion of gays and women also defends the Muslims who kill gays and stone rape victims.

  • Ed

    “Socialist worker” is an oxymoron.

    • Frau Katze

      These days it is. It wasn’t always like that.