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April 20, 2018

How ISIS is EXPLOITING the ‘safe haven’ of cyberspace to plan attacks and raise funds

Much more needs to be done both in the UK and abroad to deny extremist groups the opportunity to communicate anonymously using the ‘Darknet’ and spread propaganda, the study commissioned by thinktank the Henry Jackson Society warns.
The study also reveals …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
April 13, 2018

Nikita Malik discusses her new terrorism on the Darknet report on ABC Australia

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Terrorism & Security
April 10, 2018

Terrorists ‘plot in shadows of the dark net’, report warns

Terrorists and extremists are creating growing numbers of safe havens on the “dark net” to plot future attacks, raise funds and recruit new followers, new research reveals.
Terrorist organisations and individuals are evading security services and intelligence agencies by “hiding in …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
April 8, 2018

Terror in The Dark: How Terrorists use Encryption, the Darknet and Cryptocurrencies

Terrorists and extremists are increasingly moving their activities online – and areas of the web have become a safe haven for Islamic State to plot its next attacks, according to a report published today by the Henry Jackson Society.
Terror in …

Posted in Publication, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
March 26, 2018

‘The modus operandi of this attack is similar to what the IS group preaches’

A gunman who pledged allegiance to the IS group killed three people in southwestern France on Friday. Nikita Malik, from the Centre for Response to Radicalisation and Terrorism in London, analyses the latest attack on French soil.

The 26-year-old gunman shouted …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
March 19, 2018

Corbyn-backed ‘anti-racist campaign’ sent Islamic extremists into schools and unis to spread their ideology, bombshell report claims

EXTREMIST speakers have been allowed to spread their message in universities, charities and even schools under the disguise of fighting Islamophobia, a new report claims.
Islamophobia Awareness Month – backed by Jeremy Corbyn and other Labour MPs – sent officials from controversial …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage

Jeremy Corbyn’s drive for tolerance ‘gave platform to extremists’

A campaign against Islamophobia launched in parliament by Jeremy Corbyn gave a platform to supporters of jihad, a report claims today.
Islamophobia Awareness Month (Iam), which was celebrated in council buildings, universities and schools, featured extremist speakers. The campaign promoted the views of …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage

Nikita Malik speaks to LBC Radio about the conviction of the attempted Parsons Green tube bombing

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Terrorism & Security, Uncategorized

Profiting From Prejudice: How Mend’s ‘IAM’ Campaign Legitimised Extremism

An initiative branded as a campaign to fight Islamophobia in fact provided a platform for extremism across the public and charity sectors, according to a new report from the Henry Jackson Society.
The report says that Muslim Engagement and Development (MEND) …

Posted in Extremism, Publication, Spotlight, Uncategorized
March 14, 2018

YouTube Doesn’t Know Why Alex Jones Conspiracy Theories Top Results for Austin Explosions

An InfoWars video claiming that Antifa members are the “prime suspects” in the mysterious package bombings in Austin, Texas appeared at the top of search results Monday on YouTube — and the company has no idea why.
The video appeared as the third …

Posted in News Coverage, Technology
March 9, 2018

Why Facebook Censored a “Racist” Video from Hungary’s Government — Then Put It Back

Facebook just did something it rarely does: It removed a government video for violating the platform’s standards.
The tech giant on Wednesday removed an anti-migrant video posted by the chief of staff to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. Facebook said the video, which …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, Technology
March 7, 2018

What’s wrong with UK’s approach to the Middle East?

The Gulf states have repeatedly been in the international spotlight in the context of the spread of terrorism and radical Islam. But not as much is said about their efforts to counteract these trends. In this regard, I found a …

Posted in Middle East, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security

Masked THUGS protest shows universities becoming ‘intolerant to FREE SPEECH’

Video shows demonstrators forcing their way into a building on KCL before setting off a fire alarm and smoke bombs to “no platform” the controversial Carl Benjamin, otherwise known as Sargon of Akkad, and Chairman of the Board of Directors …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage

Prison Management of Terrorism-Related Offenders: Is Separation Effective?

Separating Islamist extremists from the rest of the prison population is the only viable solution to prevent the spread of radicalisation to other prisoners – and to ensure meaningful rehabilitation, according to a new report from The Henry Jackson Society.
Prison …

Posted in Extremism, Publication, Spotlight
March 2, 2018

Isis fanatic tried to recruit children for ‘death squad’ to launch terror attacks in London

An unqualified teacher has been convicted of trying to recruit an “army of children” to launch a series of Isis-inspired attacks on dozens of targets across London.
Umar Haque brainwashed young pupils he taught at an Islamic school and mosque and made them …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security

The ISIL plotter who groomed a children’s army

A school administrator was convicted on Friday of trying recruit a 300-strong children’s army to carry out terrorist attacks on the UK parliament, embassies and dozens of high-profile targets in London.
Umar Haque, 25, showed beheading videos during Islamic studies classes …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
February 28, 2018

UK government gives £6 million to extremist charities, report claims

The UK government has funded a number of charities vulnerable to co-option by extremist groups to the tune of £6 million, it has been revealed.
The charities stand accused of promoting extremist literature and speakers, as well as lending legitimacy to questionable …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage
February 27, 2018

Nikita Malik appears on LBC Radio to discuss far-right and Islamist extremism in the UK

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Extremism, Far-Right, Islamism
February 26, 2018

Report: UK Taxpayer Hands £6 Million a Year to Islamic Charities Working to ‘Damage our Society’

Around £6 million of taxpayers’ money is being handed each year to Islamic charities with extremist tendencies, “whose only goal is to damage our society” in some cases, a report has found.
The report, by The Henry Jackson Society, accuses some taxpayer-supported …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage

UK think tank cites Zakir Naik over extremists’ abuse of charities

A new report by a London-based think tank on Islamist extremists exploiting charities and NGOs for funds and support for terrorism mentions Indian preacher Zakir Naik, who was banned from Britain in 2010 but remains the chair of a UK-based organisation.
The …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage

Charities must not harbour those who would subvert our democracy

It has been an exhausting couple of weeks for the charitable sector, with a seemingly endless wellspring of Oxfam scandals, the resignation of Unicef’s chief executive and the rollercoaster of Tina Stowell’s appointment as the new chair of the Charity …

Posted in Extremism, Opinion Editorial

Charities used by extremists who promote violence or hatred received £6million in tax relief, report claims

CHARITIES used by extremists who promote violence or hatred received £6million in tax relief last year, a bombshell report reveals.
The cash write-off could be spent on producing radical material and events or pay for travel to conflict zones.
Islamist extremists are …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage

£6m a year gift aid for Islamic charities linked to extremist speakers

Islamic charities vulnerable to extremists receive £6 million a year from taxpayers in gift aid, according to a new report.
The charities are accused of promoting hardline speakers by giving them platforms, spreading their literature, providing them with credibility and enabling …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage
February 23, 2018

Exclusive Interview: The Henry Jackson Society’s Richard Black Talks About His Report Regarding Islamic Extremism On University Campuses

On February 1, the Henry Jackson Society (HJS), a U.K. think tank, released a report titled, “Tolerating the Intolerant: A Report on ‘Students not Suspects.’”
As the title suggests, the report focuses on a movement known as “Students Not Suspects” (SNS), …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage
February 14, 2018

IS puts women on front line for first time, propaganda video shows

Female members of the Islamic State group (IS) are fighting on the front line, a propaganda video has shown,  signs that the group is becoming ‘desperate’ to bolster its declining ranks.

In a new propaganda video released by IS, more than five armed …

Posted in ISIS, News Coverage
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