Tag: ANTI-TERRORISM

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China’s Strike Hard Campaign: Local resonances in Global War on Terror

Nine years since China launched its version of the War on Terror, here is some global context on the ongoing political and military anti-Muslim offensive.

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Ugandan Muslims brace for enhanced monitoring of madrasas

Madrasas in Uganda are preparing for deeper scrutiny from intelligence agencies after it emerged that the majority are unregistered.

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“Where are they taking daddy?”

This is the second chapter in our story of an unsuspecting British Muslim family. Amina’s daddy is taken to the side at the airport by what appear to be police officers...

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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 The report also states that the strategy is "ineffective and counterproductive" and should be repealed.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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Double “Standards” over Mosque Bombing

Many have pointed out what they call Islamophobia and double standards by the ‘mainstream media’ after a mosque in Minnesota, United States was bombed in the early hours of Saturday morning during the Fajr prayer.

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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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Parliamentary Report Criticises ‘Extremism’ Policies

Today the Joint Committee on Human Rights, made up of members of the House of Lords and House of Commons, released a report which has finally injected some much-needed logic and reason into the “counter-extremism” arena. Many from within and without the Muslim community have welcomed this critical assessment of

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Indonesia takes a leaf from the US Terror Playbook

Indonesia’s anti-terror police squad Densus 88 is once again attracting significant public attention. The government’s efforts to counter the threats of terrorism are once more faced with criticism. The cause is the death of Siyono (34 years) in Klaten, Central Java last Friday. The ‘accused terrorist’ died after being picked

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Sh Haitham: “Non-Muslims Are Being Radicalised”

In the Name of Allah, Praise be to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon his final Messenger Muhammad. Imagine, for a moment, that a Muslim country forced women to wear hijābs or prevented men from shaving their beards. How would western media corporations react? Anyone remotely familiar with our