Billal Kidd Mujahideen and his brother briefly became the most wanted men the UK last week, following a gruesome acid attack on a mother of six. More than a week after Billal’s religious affiliations were exposed, however, the BBC and most of the mainstream media are continuing to report only his Christian name, with no mention of the fact that he appears to be a Muslim convert.
Just yesterday, the BBC reported the latest in the case of brothers “Billy” and “Geoffrey Midmore,” 22 and 26; two twisted men who have now been apprehended and charged with grievous bodily harm with intent and conspiracy respectively.
They allegedly threw acid in the face of mother Carla Whitlock outside a Southampton bar on the 18th of September, melting the skin on her face, arms and neck and potentially blinding her in the right eye.
The BBC – along with The Telegraph, Sky News, The Guardian, The Daily Mail, The Evening Standard, The Independent and most of the mainstream media – thought that the fact the main suspect was an Islamic convert was completely irrelevant in the reporting of him allegedly committing a distinctly Islamic crime, according to what looks like typically hard-line, Islamist motive (Whitlock was a woman, out drinking, alone, in a skirt).
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