Call the Finsbury Park attack what it is: right-wing terrorism
Thursday, 22 June 2017 They're revenge attacks, now? Perhaps this started with the leader of the South Wales National Front who, reacting to the latest London terrorist attack – this time targeting Muslims outside a mosque in Finsbury Park – declared confidently that "anyone with a right mind can see this is not a terrorist attack but a revenge attack". It was a theme more subtly picked up in reporting here, with The Australian's lead story speaking of an unattributed "fear" this was "a revenge attack for three Islamic State-inspired strikes in Britain over the past three months".
The headline or hashtag "Hero Imam" has hung heavily on Mohammed Mahmoud since he stepped in to calm tempers after the fatal terrorist attack in Finsbury Park in North London a year ago. On Monday he..