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Nigel Farage has taken intention at Michael Gove following the announcement the Levelling Up Secretary is poised to nominate a brand new anti-Muslim hatred tsar subsequent week.

The GB News presenter took to X to subject a withering response to the information. Striking a sarcastic tone, he addressed his publish on to Mr Gove, asking: “When are we getting a new advisor on anti-British hatred? Thanks.”

GB News revealed earlier on March 8 that the 56-year-old Tory veteran is predicted to announce the Government’s new anti-Muslim hatred chief subsequent week, with Fiyaz Mughal the favorite.

Mr Mughal has been lauded for his work founding Faith Matters and Tell Mama – two teams set as much as fight anti-Muslim discrimination.

The announcement of a brand new anti-Muslim hatred boss comes after Tell Mama’s announcement that it has obtained the best variety of experiences of Islamophobia because it was based in 2011.

Mr Mughal endorsed the findings of the Shawcross Report, which assessed the Government’s Prevent programme. He criticised ministers for not stopping cash being “channelled through prevent to tackle extremism, being squandered on people that actually maintain the status quo”.

In 2022, he informed the Express: “We should give hope instead of hate, and courage where there is fear. That is what we ask from our politicians.”

As nicely as rising anti-Muslim hatred, antisemitism has additionally seen a pointy enhance for the reason that October 7 terror assaults by Hamas. reported in February that Jewish Londoners imagine areas of the town are actually a “no-go zone” on Saturdays, through the pro-Palestine protests.

One lady, Natalie (not her actual title) who lives 5 minutes stroll from Hyde Park, the place the pro-Palestinian marches usually begin, stated that she doesn’t need her or any of her 4 youngsters to be identifiable as Jewish in public.

“I feel that I don’t want to be obviously Jewish [in public]I don’t want our children to be obviously Jewish [in public] because I think we would face abuse”, she stated. “I’ve seen enough of it happening in nice local areas.”

She added that the “oppressive” and “frightening” protests have “changed the way we live”.

“We try and time things for when things [the protests] are finished,” she said. “And I certainly wouldn’t want to come out of a synagogue, crossing the march. I wouldn’t want to be wearing anything that identified myself as Jewish.”