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Action Alerts

MEND has issued various action alerts over the years quite often to good effect, for example the correction we ascertained from The Sun newspaper for its infamous ‘1 in 5 British Muslims support Jihadis’. Have a browse through previous alerts below, some may still be relevant today.

Urge your MP to ‘seal’ the Royal Charter

Dear Activist, As salaamu alaykum. We are writing to request your urgent help with our campaign, together with Hacked Off, on press reform. We wrote to you a while back asking you to contact the Culture Secretary, Maria Miller, and your local MP, urging them to reject the rival Royal Charter...

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Mend Action Alert – Sun Newspaper

Assalamu Alaikum You will be aware that the man apprehended for the murder of Palmira Silva in Edmonton, north London, on Thursday 4 September, Nicholas Salvador, is reported to be a Muslim convert according to sources quoted by various newspapers.  The sources have not been verified or...

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‘6 facts on the current Gaza crisis’

1.  Two Palestinian children were shot dead by Israeli soldiers on 20 May, days before 3 Israeli teenagers were kidnapped and murdered.  Hamas denies any involvement in the deaths of the 3 Israeli teenagers yet Israel, which began aerial strikes on Gaza within days of the bodies of the teenagers...

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Mend Action Alert – Littlejohn: Promoting anti-Muslim bigotry

Dear Activist, We hope you will have learnt of the appalling article by Richard Littlejohn on his Daily Mail page on Sheikh Haitham al-Haddad and the Muslim Research and Development Foundation. The article repeated an array of Islamophobic tropes expressing virulent anti-Muslim bigotry. The article...

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Reject the PressBoF Charter on press regulation`

Dear Activist, As-salaamu alaykum, We are writing to request your urgent assistance concerning a consultation opened by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, the Rt. Hon. Maria Miller, on the press industry’s rival royal charter, known as the PressBoF Charter. The press industry,...

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Parliament vote on the Royal Charter Monday 18th March 2013

We are at a critical moment in the history of Press Regulation as Parliament will, this Monday, 18th March, debate proposals advanced by the Conservatives for a Royal Charter introducing a new system of press regulation.  The proposals contained in the Royal Charter do not address what we consider...

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Press regulation petition- Hacked Off

We wrote to you last week regarding the Leveson recomMENDations, asking that you contact your MP and ask them to support the full implementation of the recomMENDations. On our part, we are working with one of the leading campaign groups in this area Hacked Off, who are fully supportive of our...

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Leveson report and tackling anti-Muslim reporting

It’s been over a week since the publication of Lord Justice Leveson’s report on press reform and we are still waiting for the Government to fulfil its commitment to take the recomMENDations forward on a cross-party basis.  Labour and the Liberal Democrats have fully supported Lord...

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Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories

We would like to draw your attention to some recent developments on Palestine-Israel, and in the Occupied Territories, and to urge you to carry out a quick and simple task: On 24th July , EU Foreign Ministers unanimously agreed to an upgrade in EU trade relations with Israel. Despite regular and...

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ENGAGE ‘Gaza Action Pack’

ENGAGE has prepared a number of resources for individuals to make use of to ensure that the loss of 1,400 Palestinian lives during the recent heavy bombardment of Gaza is not forgotten and any crimes committed by Israel fully investigated. Where crimes are proven to have been committed we must...

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