Did Michelle Obama not see the irony in delivering a speech on female emancipation to a school full of girls in headscarves in the Islamic Republic of Tower Hamlets?

And is this the face Britain wants to show the world?

 

Michelle Obama paid visit to the Mulberry School for Girls, Tower Hamlets More than 90% of pupils are Muslim from mainly Bangladeshi background And majority have no option but to wear headscarves and long robes But still it was chosen as the site […]

Report: 'ISIS Flag' Flying on London Council Estate, Breitbart London Investigates

Raheem Kassam and Andre Walker Breitbart.com Breitbart London 8 Aug 2014

TOWER HAMLETS, London, UK – Yesterday the Guardianreported that the black flag most commonly associated with terrorist organisation ISIS, or the Islamic State, was flying outside an East London council estate. Rajeev Syal reported on the issue from the block of government housing in […]

‘Wear a headscarf or we will kill you’: How the ‘London Taliban’ is targeting women and gays in bid to impose sharia law

Daily Mail [UK] 17th April 2011

Women who do not wear headscarves are being threatened with violence and even death by Islamic extremists intent on imposing sharia law on parts of Britain, it was claimed today.

Other targets of the ‘Talibanesque thugs’, being investigated by police in the Tower Hamlets area of London, include homosexuals.

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Labour: London borough becomes ‘Islamic republic’

Andrew Gilligan Telegraph [UK] 22 October 2010

Islamic republic? Tower Hamlets, east London (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty)

Outside the Wellington Way polling station in Tower Hamlets yesterday, as at many other polling stations in the borough, people had to run a gauntlet of Lutfur Rahman supporters to reach the ballot box. As one Bengali […]