I confess, I read the UAF website. I like to see what they are up to and what hysterical poison they are spouting on any given day.
And, this time, I stumbled across a leaflet there, describing something called the "One Society Many Cultures" conference. It seemed to have a number of prominent speakers, including Red Ken Livingstone, and looked worthy of a quick read and analysis.
Just a quick 10 minutes is enough to show the inaccuracy and hypocrisy involved.
"Across Europe we are witnessing a frightening rise in Islamophobia and other forms of racism"
Isn't Islam a religious, and not a racial, group? Or, has it now closed its doors and become a racially exclusive organisation? Wonder what Trevor Phillips has to say about that.
"Stopping the English Defence League & British National Party"
"Defending freedom of thought, conscience, religious and cultural expression"
Surely a contradiction? You defend the thoughts, conscience, and culture of one group by denying another group those very same rights? Isn't that exactly the same as the UAF and similar organisations accuse the right wing of doing?
And, where is the UAF condemnation of Islam and Islamic nations, which themselves deny many of those rights which the UAF claims to champion?
"This climate of hatred poses a direct threat to all Black, Asian and Jewish communities as well as to wider democratic society and must be challenged."
Isn't there something in Islam, and at least a number of adherents of Islam, who don't really like the Jews much?
From the Hadith, "The Day of Judgement will not come about until Muslims fight the Jews, when the Jew will hide behind stones and trees. The stones and trees will say O Muslims, O Abdullah, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him"
Incidentally, since the UAF likes to describe anything right wing as being "Nazi", it is worth noting that numerous Muslims joined the Nazi SS during World War 2 having been attracted by that organisations hatred for the Jews.
And, what about the climate of hatred that many in minority communities seem to foster for everything British?
"whilst violent protests have been organised against mosques and other religious centres."
But, of course, no mention of many violent acts and protests organised by Islams followers. Poppy burning, 7/7 bombings, countless more, not worthy of a mention because they don't fit with the idea of a multicultural utopia?
"...turn back this tide of Islamophobia and racism and how to build support for the values of freedom of conscience and expression and in defence of multiculturalism."
So, one is only to have freedom of conscience and expression if one supports multiculturalism? Everyone else is part of a rising tide of hate?
It's Islamophobic if we happen to object to any aspect of Islam or think that it should show some decorum and sensitivity for our countries ways?
Perhaps the UAF would care to campaign on my behalf if I am discriminated against by getting arrested if I walk down the streets of a Muslim country singing Onward Christian Soldiers and swigging from a whiskey bottle? Or if my wife is arrested for refusing to cover herself from head to foot? Or doesn't our freedom of expression matter?
"Challenging Islamophobia and attacks on Muslim communities"
Of course, again, Islam and Muslims have never, ever, made attacks on non-Muslim communities? And, there are certainly no -ism's or -obia's involved in referring to non believers as kuffar? A "British Soldiers Burn in Hell" banner is not in any way an attack on the British community?
I'll give up there. The hypocrisy and blindness of the rabid left with its multicultural PC zealots really does leave a bitter taste.
It's attributed to Churchill, although there is some debate whether he really said it or it belongs to some other visionary, but most definitely relevant here. "The fascists of the future will be called anti-fascists". How true.