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October 18, 2017

Judy Asks: Does May Need Merkel for a Brexit Deal?

A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

James Rogers, Director of the Global Britain Program at the Henry Jackson Society
What a strange question! A better …

Posted in European Union, News Coverage, United Kingdom

ISIS out for REVENGE: Sleeper cells ‘to launch terror attacks in West’ after fall of Raqqa

US-led coalition forces managed to drive the terrorists out of the city in Syria after intense fighting raged there since June.
The Fall of Raqqa is being touted as a symbolic victory over ISIS, who have now lost most of the territory they …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
October 13, 2017

Sally Jones profile: How online love affair turned single mother into a fanatic

It was love that led Sally Jones to leave her punk past behind and join the death cult of Islamic State.
The former department store beautician lived in a council house with her two sons before falling for Junaid Hussain and …

Posted in ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
October 12, 2017

UK: Extremely Selective Free Speech

Apparently, 112 events featuring extremist speakers took place on UK campuses in the academic year 2016/2017, according to a recent report by Britain’s Henry Jackson society: “The vast majority of the extreme speakers recorded in this report are Islamist extremists, though one …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, United Kingdom

ISIS sex slave was raped in hospital after trying to kill herself to escape torment

An ISIS sex slave who tried to kill herself said she was raped in her hospital bed while she hearing the desperate cries of her sister being raped next door.
The Iraqi girl’s story has been released as part of a number of …

Posted in Boko Haram, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

End the sexual violence that bonds traffickers and terrorists

By Nikita Malik
Rape was first recognised as a crime against humanity by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in 1993. It continues to be employed as a weapon of war. Yet while international legal mechanisms allow for …

Posted in News Coverage, Opinion Editorial, Terrorism & Security
October 11, 2017

Inside my life as an ISIS sex slave

After being captured by ISIS, a group of young girls were forced to stand against a wall while men groped their chests.
“If she had breasts, then she was OK to rape,” said a Yazidi survivor recounting the experience. “If she …

Posted in ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security

Sex slavery forms lucrative and critical role for Islamic State, Boko Haram

After being captured by Islamic State, a group of young girls were forced to stand against a wall while men groped their chest.
“If she had breasts then she was OK to rape,” said a Yazidi survivor recounting the experience. “If …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

Analysis: The specialist role Britain could play in a new Korean War

By John Hemmings and James Rogers
The news that British war planners are working possible scenarios for British involvement in a North Korean contingency is both disturbing and an indication of how serious the Ministry of Defence is taking this iteration of the North Korean …

Posted in Asia, Defence, News Coverage, North Korea, Opinion Editorial, United Kingdom

Stockholm syndrome: Why Boko Haram and Isis slaves choose to stay with their captors

Earlier in 2017, 83 schoolgirls held hostage by Nigerian terror group Boko Haram were given the opportunity to leave the militants following a series of negotiations with the government. All but one returned to their grieving families after three years of captivity.
In a …

Posted in Boko Haram, CRT News Coverage, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights
October 9, 2017

Study reveals sexual slavery ‘helped terror group Daesh make £23m last year’

Terrorists are turning to human trafficking, including trading in modern slavery, for their revenue streams, a new report reveals.
The so-called Islamic State (Daesh) and Boko Haram are among groups resorting to hostage-taking and ransom efforts as historical revenue streams such …

Posted in Boko Haram, CRT News Coverage, Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

Isis among terrorist groups using slaves to recruit rapists and domestic abusers

Terrorists are using slaves to generate funding and attract recruits including domestic abusers and rapists, research has found.
A report published by think-tank the Henry Jackson Society (HJS) warned that modern slavery and sexual violence was fuelling Isis and other groups operating across …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

Sex slavery and human trafficking is how terror groups Isis and Boko Haram now raise funds

Groups, including Isis and Boko Haram, are turning to hostage-taking and ransom efforts as historical revenue streams such as taxation and oil sales dry up, the research found.
The study by foreign policy and security think tank the Henry Jackson Society …

Posted in Boko Haram, CRT News Coverage, Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

From Boko Haram to Islamic State, sex slavery and trafficking fund extremism – report

Offering kidnapped women and girls to jihadist fighters as sex slaves or wives helps militant groups lure and retain members, while sex trafficking can bankroll their extremist operations, a UK-based think-tank said on Monday.
Groups such as Boko Haram in Nigeria …

Posted in Boko Haram, CRT News Coverage, Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

Rapists and wife-beaters flocked to join ISIS because the group’s systemised sexual violence appealed to them

A new study has shown that many men with a history of sexual violence and domestic abuse joined ISIS because of the group’s use of slavery and rape.
The Henry Jackson Society report claims the sanctioning of systemic sexual abuse served as a …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

Nikita Malik speaks to BBC Radio Scotland about her Trafficking Terror Report

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security

Sexual slavery new funding source for terror groups like Isis, study reveals

Terrorists are using human trafficking, including trading in sex slaves, as a new source of funding, according to a new report.
Groups, including Isis and Boko Haram, are turning to hostage-taking and ransom efforts as historical revenue streams such as taxation …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

ISIS deliberately luring paedos and sex predators to join its ranks

ISIS is attracting rapists and paedophiles to fight for them by rewarding them with sex slaves, terror experts claim.
Men with a history of sexual violence and domestic abuse are believed to have joined the jihadi group because of the organisation’s use …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, CRT Report, Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

Terror groups’ £23m profit in sex trafficking

Terror groups are using human trafficking, including trading in sex slaves, as a new source of funding, according to a report.
Daesh and Boko Haram are among those resorting to kidnapping and ransom efforts as historical revenue streams, such as taxation …

Posted in Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights
October 8, 2017

Sexual predators lured to join Isis with promise of rape and slavery

Isis successfully recruits sexual predators and men with histories of domestic abuse because of its use of rape and slavery to terrorise people, a new study has suggested. Islamic State’s embrace of sexual violence makes it attractive to these people, …

Posted in CRT, CRT News Coverage, Media Centre, News Coverage

Rape and slavery was lure for UK Isis recruits with history of sexual violence

Young fighters are mobilised by Islamic State’s ideology of abusing women as a form of terrorism, says report.
Men with a history of sexual violence and domestic abuse joined Islamic Statebecause of the organisation’s systemic use of rape and slavery as a …

Posted in CRT, CRT News Coverage, CRT Report, News Coverage, Spotlight
October 7, 2017

Rape and slavery was lure for UK Isis recruits with history of sexual violence

Men with a history of sexual violence and domestic abuse joined Islamic State because of the organisation’s systemic use of rape and slavery as a form of terrorism, according to new analysis.
The promotion and sanctioning of sexual violence by the extremist …

Posted in Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights
October 6, 2017

This Nobel Peace Prize is a joke – removing all nuclear weapons would destabilise the world

By Timothy Stafford.

In 2007, the Nobel committee awarded the Peace Prize to Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The following year, it honoured Barack Obama – only recently installed as President – for pledging to make arms …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons, Opinion Editorial
October 4, 2017

Students invite radical Islamic speakers to over 110 events in a year despite the Government’s terror crackdown

Radical Islamic speakers have been invited to more than 100 events hosted by student societies over the past year despite a government crackdown.
A new report reveals the speakers were invited to speak to undergraduates at elite institutions including Oxford, Warwick …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, United Kingdom

School of Oriental and African Studies hosted more extreme speakers in past year than any other university, report finds

The School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) has hosted more extreme speakers and events in the past academic year than any other university in the country, a new report has found.
The prestigious London university, which is well-known for its …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, United Kingdom
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