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Day: August 19, 2018

Farage to kill PM’s fraudulent Brexit
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Farage to kill PM’s fraudulent Brexit

    Nigel Farage has announced he will once again begin actively campaigning in British politics against Theresa May’s fraudulent Nigel Farage has announced he will once again begin actively campaigning in British politics against Theresa May’s fraudulent plans for Brexit. The ex-Ukip leader said it was necessary as a result of the deceit and treachery of politicians and senior figures in British society in their approach to EU withdrawal. In particular he singled out an exclusive report in The Independent on warnings from the British Medical Association that a no-deal Brexit would be a catastrophe for the NHS. It comes as The Independent also drives forward with its Final Say campaign for a new referendum on the outcome of Brexit with more than 650,000 people now havi...
Britain flouting human rights over Grenfell style cladding
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Britain flouting human rights over Grenfell style cladding

    The government is breaching fundamental obligations to protect its citizens’ right to life by failing to address the systemic problems that led to the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the UK’s human rights watchdog has warned. The Equality and Human Rights Commission has written to the Department for Housing, Communities and Local Government (DHCLG) outlining its concerns about the continued use of combustible cladding in existing buildings and advising the department of its responsibilities under human rights laws to protect lives. The watchdog has yet to receive a response from the department, which in June launched a consultation into the use of cladding, believed to be a key factor in the Grenfell disaster. The commission said it was concerned that the consultation omit...
Boris Johnson’s Facebook page hosts Islamophobic posts after burqa row
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Boris Johnson’s Facebook page hosts Islamophobic posts after burqa row

    Boris Johnson’s official Facebook page is host to hundreds of Islamophobic messages, a newspaper investigation has found. The Sunday Times said an examination of his web-page uncovered calls to ban Islam, deport Muslims and vile attacks on London Mayor Sadiq Khan. It comes after the ex-foreign secretary mocked women wearing the niqab and burqa as looking like letterboxes and bank robbers, with one Facebook follower praising him for having the bottle to start getting rid of these bloody Muslims. A source close to the former foreign secretary said he totally condemns the hateful views posted by a small minority on his Facebook followers. All of the comments appear under posts promoting Mr Johnson’s articles and speeches. One reads: Come on Boris, you had the bottle...