July 11, 2017
Understanding CONTEST: The Foundation and the Future
CONTEST, the UK’s counter-terrorism strategy, was made publicly available in 2006, and revisions followed in 2009 and 2011. It is split into four work streams – Prevent, Pursue, Protect and Prepare.
In light of the recent attacks in Westminster, Manchester, London ...
July 5, 2017
Foreign Funded Islamist Extremism in the UK
A new report from The Henry Jackson Society, “Foreign Funded Islamist Extremism in the UK”, has highlighted the need for a public inquiry into the foreign-based funding of Islamist extremism.
We report on a growing body of evidence on the considerable ...
March 5, 2017
Infographic: Islamist Terrorism: Analysis of Offences and Attacks in the UK (1998-2015)
Click here to see an infographic based on the conclusions of our report, ‘Islamist Terrorism: Analysis of Offences and Attacks in the UK (1998 – 2015)‘.
Sources for the infographic can be found the full report, which is available for purchase ...
March 5, 2017
Islamist Terrorism: Analysis of Offences and Attacks in the UK (1998-2015)
Islamist Terrorism: Analysis of Offences and Attacks in the UK (1998-2015), a new research project from The Henry Jackson Society, presents the most comprehensive ever overview of the threat from Islamism-inspired terrorism in the United Kingdom.
Islamist terrorism remains the principal ...
November 17, 2014
Banking Restrictions on Extremism-Linked Muslim Groups
As part of our ongoing examination of factors enabling extremists’ abuse of civic space, HJS’ Centre for the Response to Radicalisation and Terrorism published a briefing titled: Banking Restrictions on Extremism-Linked Muslim Groups. The briefing investigates charities and groups to ...
September 25, 2014
Disrupting Extremists: More Effective Use of Existing Legislation
In raids across London, a total of nine men – including hate preacher Anjem Choudhury – have been arrested by the Metropolitan Police on suspicion of being members of a proscribed organisation, presumed to be al-Muhajiroun. In its first public release, ...