threat to ‘burn’ planned Cambridge mosque as city shows its support for the £17m project

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plan of the proposed new Cambridge Mosque plan of the proposed new Cambridge Mosque

Outraged anti-fascists have hit back at a threat to “burn” a planned mosque in Cambridge’s Mill Road.

Cambridge Unite Against Fascism (CUAF) was reacting to a 1,600-signature petition against the £17.5 million mosque in another attack by the English Defence League (EDL).

And a protest group was also criticised for a legal application to block the mosque being built claiming it could be “a front for terrorism”, as the News reported.

The online petition launched by a Cambridge resident and EDL supporter also has anti-Muslim hate comments on it from contributors who claim to be from the city.

But many of those posting comments appear to be from America – where the host website is based. One hate comment said: “If they still build it, burn it.” The News has passed details to police.

Now a petition supporting the mosque signed by residents…

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