London’s secret Muslim only accommodation has been exposed thanks to Rebel Media and the Daily Star
Hundreds of property adverts on websites such as GumTree were only available for those who are Muslim or of Asian descent.
It’s unbelievable that in this day and age, ‘white people’ or anyone who is not Muslim is discriminated against getting living accommodation.
The Star reported:
“Our reporters discovered hundreds more across the UK, including signs for “Asian only” and “Polish only” tenants.
The ads echo those of the 1950s and ’60s when landlords hung “Whites only” signs in windows. There are fears the discrimination scandal is fuelling a ghetto culture in our towns and cities which could be exploited by far-right groups.
In Woolwich, south-east London, tensions have been running high since Army drummer Lee, 26, was murdered by extremists last year.
At nearby Jash News, one small ad read: “Room to let for £400 in Plumstead… ONLY FOR ASIAN FAMILY.
Similar notices were discovered in ethnically diverse areas of east London such as Mile End and Whitechapel.
On a short walk along a busy high street five adverts were spotted in three newsagents windows saying “Muslim only” tenants and “Bangladeshi only”.
We also uncovered around 200 property adverts on websites such as Gumtree, specifying Muslims.”
According to experts, landlords who discriminate are breaking the law.
Could you imagine the massive uproar if ‘white Christian’ refused to let Muslims or Asians live in their property…it would be all over the news!
Caolane Robertson from Rebel Media put together a brilliant video outlining the issue.
Let us know what you think about this in the comments below!
Facebook user finds MUSLIM ONLY homes to rent in London and West Midlands
A Facebook user has posted an image showing four separate housing classified adverts in London and the West Midlands that appear to only be accepting Muslim tenants.
The post from a user on the Brexit HQ group, if genuine, proves that such advertisements are effectively ‘slipping through the net’ when it comes to ensuring that equality rules are not broken.
There will naturally be people out there who feel that these landlords and homeowners aren’t doing anything wrong on Gumtree, but at the same time there is one very important question that needs to be asked.
What would happen if the word ‘Muslim’ was changed for another faith group?
We’re not saying this to be Islamophobic in any way – far from it – we are just using this as an example to highlight what we feel is an example of the powers that be picking and choosing what they allow to be posted.
In some cases, it may all boil down to the use of the term ‘Muslims preferred’ instead of ‘Muslims only’ – however many will argue that they both amount to the same thing.
The really silly thing here is that these people could easily get around the rules by inviting ‘applications’ from everyone and then only considering Muslim people after all of the viewings have finished.
Again this isn’t exactly fair, but at the end of the day a landlord has the right to choose whoever they want to occupy their property – it’s just that the advertising has to be seen to be fair and equal in nature.
Having said all of this, are there really people who are patrolling the classified sites and shop windows of Britain looking to clamp down on this sort of thing?