Blackman slammed after sharing vile anti-Muslim Facebook post

bb10Soon after the Jewish demonstration against ‘anti-semitism’ at the Parliament Square, the Tory MP for Harrow East Bob Blackman, an officer of the Conservative Friends of Israel Parliamentary Group, has been reported sharing a story with the title “Muslim Somali sex gang say raping white British children ‘part of their culture’”, according to The Times.
The racist article was from a far-right, anti-Muslim media outlet called ‘Hardcore News USA’.
Labour parliamentary candidate for Harrow East Cllr Pamela Fitzpatrick has condemned Bob Blackman’s such action and has demanded an explanation.
Wider community concerns could be summarised as:
‘We now see he chooses to share anti-Muslim material from a site full of Islamophobia. If the Conservative Party claims to be a party for all, it cannot continue to tolerate and even reward such behaviour. It cannot give Islamophobia a free pass.’
‘The post has since been deleted, with Blackman apologising for posting the piece. That being said, it’s not the first time that the MP for Harrow East has found himself in bed with far-right extremists and xenophobic figures. He has been accused of facilitating extremism in the past, after retweeting the founder of the English Defence League, Tommy Robinson, on Twitter.’
Previously the Times reported  that Bob Blackman hosted in parliament an anti-Muslim extremist which resulted in a Harrow council resolution on 30 November 2017: ‘To instruct the Chief Executive to write to Bob Blackman MP, condemning the visit of Tapan Ghosh and reaffirming that Harrow is one of the most diverse places in the UK, where hate speech is not tolerated;
Mr Blackman is widely condemned for his divisive politics. Harrow has not seen such a Tory divisiveness in Harrow East before!