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The Council of Ex-Muslims of Great Britain (CEMB) has hit back after the controversy concerning their placards at the Pride in London parade earlier this month.

Members of the secularist group held signs reading "Allah is gay" and "F**k Islamic Homophobia", prompting an official complaint from the East London Mosque claiming that the group "was inciting hatred against Muslims".

Prior to the march, the CEMB rejected claims of Islamophobia, their co-founder Maryam Namazie saying: "We need to stand up to racism and bigotry and at the same time we should be able to criticise religion and the religious right... people should be allowed to criticise without threat or intimidation."


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