Tag: TERRORISM

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“Democratic Subversion” of the Henry Jackson Society

Who is the Real Threat to British Democracy? Part II Click here for part I The pro-Israel lobby and the actions of an employee of the Israeli embassy in London exposed in the Al-Jazeera documentary should be a cause for national concern. However, those sharing the toxic combination of money, undue influence

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How Islamophobia Will Destroy British Politics

The minor signs have been coming in thick and fast these last few decades and now the Dunya seems about to enter the period of the “rule of fools”. Rasūlulllāh (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said “Soon the Luka b. Luka will take over this world.” He is also reported

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Summary of Our Legal Case Against Prevent

What follows is a summary and some reflections from the four-day hearing at the High Court for the judicial review into the UK Government’s counter-terrorism strategy. It was a great educational experience for me personally, after which I am genuinely optimistic and happy—by the Grace of Allah. There were many

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Who is an ‘Extremist’? Landmark case against UK Gov in High Court THIS WEEK

To contact Dr Salman Butt for interviews or further information please email [email protected] The Government’s entire counter-extremism strategy is to be challenged in the courts for the first time this week In this Judicial review case the Court has found that there is an arguable case on behalf of Dr

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Common Sense Prevails: MPs agree with Sh Haitham on ‘Political Islam’

In September this year, newly elected Chairman of the UK Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC), Crispin Blunt, ordered an inquiry into the Government’s handling of Political Islam and the Muslim Brotherhood. To the chagrin of many in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO), the results of the enquiry­—published in November—were damning

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PREVENT: Reform or Reject

PREVENT is dying. We have reached a stage where there is widespread agreement that there are systemic problems with PREVENT. Its decline is to the extent that beneficiaries and proponents of the strategy acknowledge the need to change it. It has taken us as a society almost ten years to

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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

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Dr Salman Butt launches legal case against UK Gov

The Government’s entire counter-extremism strategy is to be challenged in the courts for the first time. In this Judicial review case the Court has found that there is an arguable case on behalf of Dr Salman Butt, Chief Editor of Islam21c.  Dr Butt challenged the government which dubbed him as an

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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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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