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Category Archives: Terrorism & Security

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December 7, 2017

Tom Wilson discusses returning IS fighters on LBC Radio

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, ISIS, Terrorism & Security
November 28, 2017

The new normal? Oxford Street, fear and false alarms

London’s Oxford Street was the scene of a false alarm on Friday that saw residents fleeing a supposed terrorist attack. The incident was quickly resolved, yet the panic that erupted is a reminder of terrorism’s lasting psychological impact.
Officers responded on …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
November 3, 2017

How does Central Asia contribute to ISIS recruitment?

The New York truck attack that took place this week and left eight dead is another grim reminder of the danger Islamist terrorism poses for the Western countries. The 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov, a ‘green card’ holder from Uzbekistan, has been …

Posted in CRT Editorial, ISIS, Opinion Editorial, Terrorism & Security
October 25, 2017

Islam converts ‘often vulnerable to radical rhetoric’, says terrorism expert

Much greater emphasis must be placed on the dangers posed by recent converts to Islam as they have previously been behind major terrorist attacks, a report has warned.
Although the vast majority of converts to the religion are peaceful and law-abiding, …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, Islamism, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security

Britain MUST monitor Islam converts more aggressively to stop ISIS attacks, report warns

Islamic converts are “over-represented” among foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq, the study by the highly-respected Henry Jackson Society think tank found.
They have also been responsible for a “range of major terrorist attacks”, the report discovered.
Earlier this month British authorities revealed about …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, Islamism, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security

Britain facing a new wave of terror after 425 homegrown ISIS fighters return from Iraq and Syria

Britain faces a fresh terror wave from 425 homegrown IS jihadi fighters fleeing Iraq and Syria, warns a former MI6 chief.
Only Muslim countries Turkey, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia face larger numbers fleeing collapsing IS terror strongholds in Iraq and Syria.
Richard …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, Islamism, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security

Muslim converts ‘vulnerable to Isis radicalisation’, research finds

Muslim converts can be vulnerable to radicalisation because their “vacuum of knowledge” leaves them ill-equipped to reject extremist ideology, a new report has warned.
Research by the Henry Jackson Society (HJS) think-tank found that although the vast majority of converts to Islam are …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, Islamism, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
October 20, 2017

Terror watchdog says teen jihadis returning from fighting for ISIS in Syria ‘need space’ and SHOULDN’T be arrested

BRIT jihadis returning from Iraq and Syria should be given “space” to get back to normal life instead of being prosecuted, the new terror watchdog said yesterday.
QC Max Hill said authorities should leave the former IS fighters alone in the …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
October 18, 2017

Julia Rushchenko discusses Sally Jones & female involvement in terrorism on BBC Three Counties Radio

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, ISIS, Terrorism & Security

Nikita Malik appears on Countering Violent Extremism – Women and Terror Podcast

Posted in Boko Haram, Broadcast Appearances, ISIS, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

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

ISIS Khorasan: Presence and Potential in the Afghanistan-Pakistan Region

This report highlights the growing significance of the Islamic State in the Khorasan Province, or ISKP. It also assesses the impact the group’s rise is likely to have on the trajectory of violence in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and in turn, …

Posted in ISIS, Middle East, Publication, Terrorism & Security, War in Afghanistan
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

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

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
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