Tag: EXTREMISM

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The futility of the anti-Islamic movement

The anti-Islamic movement is destined for failure It is becoming increasingly obvious that there is a powerful anti-Islām narrative being played in the media. I am not playing the victim card, the evidence is obvious. The Lands of Free Speech and Expression, where there are no limits on free speech and

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According to Maajid Nawaz, Islam is the problem

Today, Maajid Nawaz of the Quilliam Foundation posted on social media the following statement:- This pathological jihadist obsession with "the Jooz" in Europe isn't born from lack of religiously justified sanction. Here's an example of a piece of scripture that is problematic: Allah's Apostle said, "The Hour will not be

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The CTS bill is now law, but ‘the battle is not over.’

It must be a sign of the times that as we mark 800 years of Magna Carta we expect a law that will tear it to shreds to pass through parliament largely unscathed. A community campaign was launched to #StopTheBill, a piece of legislation that will have a wide reaching

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How the government makes you a terrorist without ever arresting you

In this piece, Asim Qureshi Research Director at CAGE takes us through how a routine stop under Schedule 7 and its specially engineered questions, can lead to oppressive civil orders leaving the individual having been declared guilty without judicial oversight, left to prove their innocence. Further, concerns about the implementation

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MLK: I have a dream…to be an extremist

Before discussing Dr Martin Luther King Jr., there are a number of matters I wish to raise. Some of what I am about to say may come across as a little radical, even extreme. I would also hope that you read the entirety of what follows before passing judgment. With

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The government’s absurd letter to “The Muslims”

Today those of us who have read Eric Pickles letter to Muslim community leaders and Imāms are reeling in shock as we and our leaders appear to be held collectively responsible for acts of criminality committed by Muslims in France and elsewhere. Mr Pickles says, “Let us assure you that

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In response to last night’s shocking BBC Panorama

Last night my phone wouldn’t stop buzzing as I received message after message that apparently the BBC  were caught trying to subliminally smear a large segment of British Muslims. “Islam21c is on Panorama!” I already knew, but I was rewinding it again and again, making sure I was actually awake. I saw

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“Extremism” does NOT cause terrorism

Last night in the House of Commons, think tank Claystone released a ground-breaking report written by Professor Arun Kudnani, author of “The Muslims are coming! Islamophobia, Extremism and the Domestic War on Terror”. The launch enjoyed a full house with attendees from all sectors of society including many policy makers.

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“Terrorists threaten to overthrow Pharaoh!”

Today's Pharaonic labelling system Mūsa (ʿalayhi al-Salām) returns to Egypt from Madyan. Informed by his lord that he has been chosen for a huge mission, Mūsa is set to confront the evil Pharaoh, the man who transgresses all boundaries set by Allāh. His task: to go with his brother Hārūn,

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Muslim charity’s challenge to the Telegraph

Those with a hatred for Islām and Muslims, driven either ideologically or simply by good old-fashioned bigotry and xenophobia, have all used words like ‘extremism’, ‘radical’ and ‘Islamist’ in order to generate hostility towards normal, mainstream Islamic practices and beliefs. The seasoned Islamophobe Andrew Gilligan’s most recent conspiratorial tirade against