West Yorkshire Police discover ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letters

Counter-terrorism officers launch investigation after West Yorkshire Police discover ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letters

Police are investigating a possible hate crime after reports that anti-Islamic letters were posted across the country.

What do we know about the vile ‘punish a Muslim’ points-scoring letter discovered by West Yorkshire Police?

West Yorkshire Police confirmed it had around six reports of letters advertising “Punish a Muslim Day”.

Read more at: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/counter-terrorism-officers-launch-investigation-after-west-yorkshire-police-discover-punish-a-muslim-day-letters-1-9057183

Islamophobic ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letters condemned as counter-terror police investigate

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has condemned those behind a series of Islamophobic letters that have reportedly been delivered to addresses across the country.

The letters, headlined “Punish a Muslim Day”, appear to incite violence against Muslims and are being investigated by counter-terrorism police.

In a tweet, Mr Javid called reports of the letters “disturbing” and said “we will do everything in our power to tackle those who spread hate”.

Read on… http://www.itv.com/news/2018-03-11/islamophobic-punish-a-muslim-day-letters-condemned-as-counter-terror-police-investigate/

‘Punish a Muslim day’ letters probed by terror police

Letters encouraging recipients to take part in “Punish a Muslim Day” have reportedly been sent to addresses across the country.

Images of the A4 notes, which contain a list of violent acts alongside a number of points for performing them, have been widely shared online.

They have prompted a chorus of condemnation, with campaigners and MPs describing them as “disturbing”.

Counter-terrorism police are treating the letters as a possible hate crime.

Read on… http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-43356769

South Yorkshire Police investigating THREE reports of people receiving vile ‘punish a Muslim’ letters

The police are working with the North East Counter Terrorism Unit to investigate the three ‘punish a Muslim’ hate letters sent to addresses in South Yorkshire..

The vile letter, which has been sent to addresses in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and across the UK, encourages people to take part in a ‘punish a Muslim’ points-scoring game.

Read more at: https://www.thestar.co.uk/news/south-yorkshire-police-investigating-three-reports-of-people-receiving-vile-punish-a-muslim-letters-1-9057750

Threatening ‘punish a Muslim’ letter believed to have been posted in Sheffield

At least one of the threatening ‘punish a Muslim’ letters currently being investigated by terrorism police is believed to have been posted in Sheffield.

West Yorkshire Police confirmed they were investigating six reports of people receiving a vile letter encouraging people to take part in a ‘punish a Muslim’ points-scoring game.

Read more at: https://www.thestar.co.uk/news/threatening-punish-a-muslim-letter-believed-to-have-been-posted-in-sheffield-1-9057539

 

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