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CRT News Coverage
October 7, 2016

Leaflet ‘handed out at east London mosque’ tells Muslims to kill all who insult the prophet

by
Henry Jackson Society
and
Rupert Sutton

Originally published by Evening Standard

Police today launched a hate crime probe after literature saying those who insult Islam “must be killed” was allegedly handed out at a London mosque.

Rupert Sutton, an extremism researcher at the Henry Jackson Society think tank, said: “The police and other relevant agencies should investigate immediately.

“Giving religious cover to sectarian violence puts whole communities at risk. Anyone promoting such material must face the full extent of the law.”

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Rupert Sutton

About Rupert Sutton

Rupert Sutton is a Researcher at Student Rights and the co-author of 'Challenging extremists: Practical frameworks for our universities'. He is originally from Maidstone and holds a BA in War Studies from the University of Kent, and an MA in Terrorism and Security from King’s College London where he wrote his thesis on Loyalist paramilitarism. He previously interned at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation as well as spending two years with the NHS.

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