Imran Shah of MPACUK says Brexit is fundamentally a racist, anti-Muslim project and Muslims should be at the forefront of making sure it doesn’t happen.
Aside from the sheer disbelief, perhaps one of the most defining characteristics of the Brexit referendum was what happened after it.
The nation was still getting to grips with the assassination of Jo Cox MP by the time the result was announced, but the outpouring of racism and anti-Muslim hatred only cemented the idea that the core narrative that was driving Brexit was xenophobia.
It was reported that both racial and religious hate crime spiked after the referendum. Three years on, we know more about what is motivating people