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Category Archives: Extremism

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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

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 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

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
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 …

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£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 25, 2018

Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing: How Islamist Extremists Exploit the UK Charitable Sector

The British taxpayer has handed over more than £6 million to charities that are currently, or have been in the past, used by extremists to further their radical agenda, according to a new report from the Henry Jackson Society.
The report’s …

Posted in Extremism, Islamism, Publication, Spotlight
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 6, 2018

The NUS campaign that undermines the fight against extremism

Student politics has always been a site of radical dissent. In theory, there is nothing wrong with this. It is perfectly legitimate to question the wisdom of conventional beliefs or government policy. However, a line must be drawn.
In recent years, …

Posted in Extremism, Opinion Editorial
February 5, 2018

Head teacher who resurrected a failing school now fears for her life after banning hijab and enraging fundamentalists

IN the poverty-stricken East London borough of Newham, St Stephen’s Primary School is a beacon of hope.
In just two years it jumped from No148 in the primary school rankings to being named state school of the year.
Not bad for an …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage
February 2, 2018

Terror watchdog Max Hill QC branded a ‘politically-correct snowflake’ for saying the term ‘Islamist terrorism’ should be banned

TERROR watchdog Max Hill QC was branded a “politically-correct snowflake” last night – for saying the term “Islamist terrorism” should be banned.
Mr Hill, who is being paid £1,200 a day to review Britain’s terror laws, said it is “fundamentally wrong …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
February 1, 2018

National Union of Students’ campaign has become a ‘vehicle for extremist interests’, report warns

A National Union of Students’ (NUS) campaign has become a “vehicle for extremist interests”, a report has warned.
The “Students not Suspects” campaign, which has been part of NUS policy since 2015, encourages universities to rally against the Government’s flagship counter-radicalisation …

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TERROR CHIEF SLAMMED Britain’s terror watchdog slammed for consulting extremist Islamist groups

BRITAIN’S terror watchdog has been slammed for consulting extremist Islamist groups.
Lawyer Max Hill was accused of “pandering” to them and being unbalanced.
The independent reviewer of terror laws met groups including campaign group Cage, which called ISIS executioner Jihadi John a “beautiful man” driven to fanaticism …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security

 “Tolerating the Intolerant”: A Report on ‘Students not Suspects’

A new report launched by Student Rights, a project of The Henry Jackson Society, has found that the Government and UK universities are consistently failing to do enough to combat extremism on campus. The National Union of Students (NUS) campaign …

Posted in Extremism, Publication, Spotlight
January 29, 2018

Controversial Muslim campaigner vows to fight hidden extremism in UK

A prominent Muslim campaigner has vowed to investigate the hidden threats from extremism in modern Britain following her controversial appointment to a key government post established after a series of deadly terrorist attacks during 2017.
Sara Khan was named by the …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage

To combat extremism, we must first understand it

By Nikita Malik
The recent appointment of Sara Khan to head the new commission for countering extremism has led to a fair share of debate. Where however, there is consensus, is that the task ahead will be a difficult one. Much …

Posted in Extremism, Opinion Editorial
January 26, 2018

Why Counter-Extremism Commissioner Sara Khan is perfect to fight hatred… wherever it comes from

By Nikita Malik
IT should come as no surprise the appointment of Sara Khan, a human rights campaigner, as the Counter-Extremism Commissioner has caused a stir among sections of the Muslim community and beyond.
As my colleague Dr Alan Mendoza said yesterday: …

Posted in Extremism, Opinion Editorial
December 28, 2017

YouTube moderation is slammed yet again after investigation reveals the site takes down ‘less than half’ of dangerous hate content that is reported to it

YouTube takes down less than half hate content that gets reported, according to a shocking new report by a think tank.
The material that does get taken down – which includes Islamist extremist postings – is left for almost two weeks before …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, Technology
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