A round-up of news, views, and videos of last week’s brutal, fatal attack on British soldier Lee Rigby in the London neighborhood of Woolwich and the subsequent public conversation on national identity, security and the roles that government and the British Muslim communities should play in preventing violent extremism.
- Soldier hacked to death in London (not graphic)
- Muslims condemn Woolwich attack
- Cameron’s new terror taskforce
- MI5 offered job to suspect
- Adebolajao family send condolences to victim’s family
- Woolwich terror attack as it happened (graphic descriptions & pictures)
Security and Social Cohesion
- Spy on your neighbors
- The long-feared attack
- Should we feel terrorised?
- Blame this on madness, not Muslims
- What does it feel like to be a Muslim Londoner?
- Are converts more likely to be extremists?
- Was the London killing of a British soldier a terrorist attack?
Interfaith Reactions and Right-wing Overreaction
- EDL chief and imam share a hug
- EDL blames Islam for Woolwich attach
- Help for Heroes rejects EDL donation
- Essex mosque attacked with grenade
- Mosque counters EDL protest with tea, biscuits and soccer
- London’s faith communities respond to Woolwich attack
- Over 200 Islamophobic attacks since Woolwich murder
- Former solider admits to threatening to burn down a mosque
- Have British Muslims done enough to counter extremism
- Looking Beyond Not in our Name (The Stream)
- David Cameron: attack sickened us all
- Map of mosques targeted (with descriptions of attacks)