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London Mayor launches new fund to tackle extremism, hate crimes

London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Tuesday launched a new 800,000 pounds fund alongside Google.org to fight violent extremism and hate crimes in the British capital. The Shared Endeavour Fund, funded equally by Google UK and the Mayor s City Hall office, will be run by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue for grassroots organisations to bid for tiered grants of up to 50,000 pounds (USD 65,001). Khan made reference to the most recent attack in London in November last year, when a convicted terrorist went on a knife rampage to claim two victims on London Bridge, and warned about the impact of Brexit as the January 31 deadline nears. The London Mayor launched the new scheme at the Google UK headquarters in London. Extremism, intolerance and hate crime of any kind has absolutely no place in our city and I have worked closely with the police and all communities across London as we battle against this scourge, said Khan. Sadly, we have also too often seen extremism on our streets with the ...

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