See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

British Actor Russell Brand on Woolwich

That bloke is a nut. A nut who happens to be Muslim. Blaming Muslims for this is like blaming Hitler’s moustache for the Holocaust.

British actor and comedian Russel Brand has written a blog post on reactions following the horrifying murder of British soldier Lee Rigby during broad daylight in South London neighborhood Woolwich. One of Rigby's attackers claimed an Islamist motive in a video shot minutes after the crime, which has set off a string of far-right protests against Muslims and revenge attacks on mosques in the UK. Brand writes:

 The murderers want angry patriots to desecrate mosques and perpetuate violence. How futile their actions seem if we instead leave flowers at each other’s places of worship.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices
* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site