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Naz Shah MP

Naz Shah MP: Kids could be branded “extremists” for boycotting McDonalds

UK 1st July 2015 at 3:58 pm 0 comments

Bradford MP Naz Shah has warned that children could be branded “extremists” simply for boycotting McDonalds under new government counter-terror plans. Families which choose not to celebrate Christmas or which shop ethically could also be targeted by tough new guidance to prevent “radicalisation,” she claimed. The Bradford West Labour MP […]

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Schools now have legal duty to prevent “extremism”

Schools now have legal duty to prevent “extremism”

UK 1st July 2015 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

From today, July 1, schools and teachers will have a legal duty to  “prevent people from being drawn into terrorism.” The regulations, under the Counter Terrorism and Security Act, set out new responsibilities for “frontline workers” in public bodies, including schools, to challenge extremism. It follows high profile cases in […]

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David Cameron hints at possible ban on Hizb ut Tahrir

David Cameron hints at possible ban on Hizb ut Tahrir

UK 30th June 2015 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

According to a report in The Guardian David Cameron will press ahead with his controversial counter-extremism strategy which includes a possible ban on Hizb ut Tahrir as well as blacklisting “extremists” from appearing on the airwaves and speaking at universities. The Prime Minister told the BBC’s Today programme on Monday […]

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Thousands of Brits flee Tunisia after beach massacre

Thousands of Brits flee Tunisia after beach massacre

Tunisia, World 27th June 2015 at 6:01 pm 0 comments

Thousands of British holidaymakers are fleeing Tunisia in the aftermath of the beach resort massacre that left dozens of tourists dead. Tour companies have hurriedly arranged coaches and flights to get them home, with most wanting to get out of the country as quickly as possible. More than 20,000 Britons […]

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Police cleared Dawood sisters to travel abroad

Police cleared Dawood sisters to travel abroad

UK 25th June 2015 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

A British family of 12 who travelled to Syria to join ISIS had been cleared to go abroad by senior police officers – 10 weeks before their trip, according to ITV News. Three sisters, Khadija Dawood, 30, Sugra Dawood, 34, and Zohra Dawood, 33, flew to Saudi Arabia with their […]

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Tahir ul Qadri

Tahir ul Qadri launches “counter-extremism” curriculum

UK 23rd June 2015 at 4:19 pm 0 comments

Tahir ul-Qadri, prominent sufi Pakistani cleric, has launched a “counter-terrorism” curriculum in London to counter the message of groups such as ISIS and stop young Muslims becoming radicalised and travelling to fight in Syria. Qadri said he wanted his 900-page curriculum, containing theological and ideological arguments to undermine extremists, to […]

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Asghar Bukhari

Asghar Bukhari: Israel’s covert war on Muslims

Features 22nd June 2015 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

Asghar Bukhari of MPACUK says Zionists have launched a targeted campaign to discredit him because of his pro-Palestinian activism. Here, he unveils their techniques… I am going to tell you my story, one where violence, intimidation, letters in the night and psychological torture techniques were used to silence me. I […]

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Mohammed Shoaib (r) and Akhtar Iqbal (l)

Bradford husbands accuse police of radicalising sisters who joined ISIS

UK 21st June 2015 at 10:17 am 0 comments

Two Bradford husbands whose wives and kids absconded to the “Islamic State” last week have accused the police of actively encouraging and promoting the radicalisation of the three sisters. Lawyers for Mohammed Shoaib, 39, and Akhtar Iqbal, 48, have written to the Home and Foreign Secretaries, and chairman of the […]

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Cameron has vowed to crack down on "extremists"

David Cameron: Non-violent extremism needs to be confronted

UK 19th June 2015 at 5:38 pm 0 comments

Prime Minister David Cameron has said that “non-violent extremism” needs to be confronted as well as “violent extremism” in the fight against ISIS. In a speech at a security conference in Croatia today, Cameron also said: – The ISIS threat stems from Islamist extremist ideology. – Parts of the Muslim […]

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Jihadi John

Muslim anti-Prevent activists should take control of ISIS narrative

Editor's Desk 17th June 2015 at 4:07 pm 0 comments

It’s time for anti-Prevent activists from the Muslim community to get their act together and take control of the ISIS narrative, argues Roshan Muhammed Salih. Every time a British Muslim travels to Syria to join ISIS or is killed fighting for them we are subjected to the same old media […]

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