Tag: ANTI-TERROR

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Prevent strategy is ‘built on a foundation of Islamophobia and racism’

According to a new report, the Prevent strategy is "built on a foundation of Islamophobia and racism". The report also states that the strategy is "ineffective and counterproductive" and should be repealed. Prevent is one of the four stands of the government's counter-terrorism strategy which is known as ‘contest’. ‘JUST

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Turkey’s AK Party ratifies Military Deployment and Joint Cooperation with Qatar

Turkish Parliament Just days after six Arab nations cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, the Turkish Parliament today responded by ratifying two deals to boost military co-operation with its long-standing ally and brotherly nation. The military deals will allow Turkish military forces to be deployed in Qatari territory and allow Turkish

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Innocent until proven Muslim?

'Innocent until proven guilty', is the principle known as the presumption of innocence.  It is the principle that assumes innocence putting the burden of proof on the accuser.  This principle applies in most countries now, thankfully, including the UK, and was enshrined as a basic human right under article 11 of the

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Breaking Bad: The government’s stance on terrorism law

On the 18th of September, 31-year-old father-of-two Mohammed Ali was sentenced to eight years in prison for trying to buy ricin off of an undercover FBI agent on the Internet, inspired by the TV series Breaking Bad. This was following the Aspergers syndrome sufferer's conviction for the offence after a trial

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United statement against the criminalisation of Islām in UK

What follows is a joint statement that has been signed by scholars, leaders and activists from all corners of the Muslim community in Britain. A show of unity and cooperation this broad is something very rare if not unprecedented. It includes signatories from a diverse spectrum of theological and political