Tag: COUNTER-TERRORISM

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Interview with Dr Salman Butt on Radicalisation, Universities & PREVENT

https://youtu.be/gP7cUHWYpeE Click above to watch the video or below to download the podcast Ammar Waraich from the Malik El-Shabbazz Initiative (MESI) interviews Islam21c's Chief Editor, Dr Salman Butt, on so-called 'radicalisation', universities and the Prevent Strategy.  MESI is a new project, launched to explore issues of modernity and society with

Asia Current Affairs Featured India Opinion Politics 10 Min Read

The Politics of Demonising Dr Zakir Naik

Hindu scholar from India speaks out against the Islamophobic campaign against Dr Zakir Naik Ever since a Bangladeshi newspaper reported that Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik “inspired” Dhaka militants, a new frenzy of Islamophobic discourse has begun in India. The Modi Government was quick to grab this opportunity of Muslim-bashing. Home

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Manufacturing the Muslim Enemy

Islamophobia - a thousand years of deadly lies What we are witnessing in today’s socio-political climate is not the first period of intense propagation of Islamophobia in the West. There have been a few other periods which stand out in history and each is intimately linked with empire. In the

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Podcast – Was the government caught deceiving Muslims?

https://soundcloud.com/islam21c/podcast-was-the-government-caught-deceiving-muslims Why did the government go to such great lengths to cover up its covert funding of some "independent Muslim organisations"? Click above to listen to the latest podcast with your host Dr Salman Butt, and hear what Ibrahim Mohamoud (CAGE), Asim Qureshi (CAGE), Dr Ben Hayes, Prof Arun Kundnani

America Current Affairs Europe Featured General Opinion Politics UK US 20 Min Read

Is the ‘CVE’ Industry the New Imperialism?

Globalising 'Countering Violent Extremism' - The New Imperialism? “We could favour the birth of a new Islam, more inclined towards compromise and tolerance of Europe; to encourage the young generation of ulama who are working in that direction…” ~ French Colonialist, Edmond Douttee, 1901. “It is the modernists whose vision matches

Asia Current Affairs Featured Politics 7 Min Read

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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Critique of ‘Jihadi John: The Making of a Terrorist’

The Muhammad Emwazi I met in 2009 was indeed a polite and friendly young man as the author Robert Verkaik and many others attest to, but by the summer of 2014 he was executing innocent Muslims and non-Muslims in the name of the so-called “Islamic State” and I could not

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The ‘Regulating Madrasas’ Bill: battered, bruised and bloodied, but not dead yet.

Madrasas can give a slight sigh of relief, for now, before taking a deep breath and wondering what the government will try next. The proposal for regulating “Out-of-school Education Settings” appears less likely to proceed as planned after the government received many thousands of replies to the consultation from piano

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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

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Daily Mail Propoganda: Smokescreen & Mirrors

Daily Mail Propoganda: Smokescreen & Mirrors The right-wing media schooled us well in propaganda and how to instigate a witch-hunt over the last seven days. The Daily Mail’s “4 month investigation of extremism in Britain” was much to do about nothing. All in all, what comprised of the string of