Tag: WAR ON TERROR

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Claystone’s report exposes anti-Muslim bias of Charity Commission

London-based think tank, Claystone, released a damning report yesterday exposing the Charity Commission’s apparent bias against Muslim charities. The 34-page report focuses on the period following the appointment of its current controversial right-wing chairman, William Shawcross, in 2012. Shawcross used to be a trustee and director of the infamous Henry

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Tony Blair: The neocon threat to the world

  Click here to read Part 1: The “Original Neocon” Part 2: Concealing the Machiavellian “Force and Fraud” Deflecting Foreign Policy For Blair, the elephant in the room, Western foreign policy, has little to do with the violence in Iraq. The previously peacefully coexisting Sunnis and Shia are now, post-Iraq

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I refuse to wear a ‘Poppy Hijab’

In the latest attempt at unabashed apologism, some Muslim groups have asked Muslim women to don a ‘Poppy Hijab’ in order to remember the Muslim soldiers that took part in the two world wars. The president of one organisation suggested that these hijabs would  “take attention away from extremists.“ This

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Awkward questions surrounding the ‘war on ISIS’

All praise be to Allāh and peace and blessings be upon His prophet, Muḥammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam). The position of mainstream Muslim scholars and intellectuals is under the spotlight and subject to scrutiny now more than ever in the wake of the anti-Islamic and heretic actions of ISIS.

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Refuting Tony Blair’s blueprint for World War III

Click here to read Part 2: Concealing the Machiavellian “Force and Fraud” Part 1: The “Original Neocon” The public refutations and exposés of neoconservatism during the 2003 Iraq war rightfully condemned the idea and its proponents surrounding George W. Bush, like Paul Wolfowitz, to the point that it became even

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Returning Jihadis aren’t so bad, I used to be one

Returning Jihādis from Syria now potentially face a new charge alongside being accused of terrorism: Treason! Let us leave aside how such an approach plays right into the hands of the ISIS narrative; such blanket treatment of suspects is…well it is just not British! Add to that the outrageous suggestions

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And then they came for our Parents

Fahad Ansari dissects the latest Prevent-led initiative which is being pushed through a well-known YouTuber. The video reduces legitimate grievances with Western foreign policy and foreign intervention to "hate" and condemns all forms of violence as unlawful without considering the legitimate right of resistance and self-defence when faced with violent

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The Muslims have come

An introduction to a series of articles inspired by ‘The Muslims are Coming’, Arun Kundnani The threat of terrorism is a largely imagined one. They would have you believe it is the single greatest threat to the existence of Western civilization.  Politicians routinely talk up the threat by deceiving the

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Embarrassing truth of Tuesday’s “terror” arrests

  On Tuesday 7th October, five young men, one of whom was named as 21 year old medical student Tarik Hassane, were arrested in police raids on their homes, on “suspicion of forming a terror cell in London”. Without verifying the information, a number of news outlets reported that these

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Moazzam Begg: An Ordinary Man?

  All it takes for evil to prevail is for a few good men to do nothing. (Edmund Burke) Only a few years ago, a friend and I planned a long-weekend trip to Wales. We were going to take our sons on a ‘father and son’ trip out to the