Appearance on Channel 4 News following New Zealand attacks
Following the horrendous attacks on two mosques in Christ Church New Zealand, I was asked to appear on Channel 4 News to discuss what is fuelling the far right? Cathy Newman the presenter was excellent in navigating a potentially sensitive discussion which took place a day after the attacks. I raised the fact that politicians words and rhetoric can have a direct impact on everyday communities. The attacks did not occur out of nowhere, but rather were a result of a growing, consistent and organised anti-Muslim movement, which has been incubated on social media. This movement is closely aligned with far right and white supremacist movements across the globe.
You can watch the discussion from around eight minutes in the video below.