The Economist The government is revising its approach to dealing with Islamic extremists LAST autumn things seemed to be going pretty well for STREET—a Muslim youth initiative based in south London, whose acronym stands for Strategy to Reach, Empower and Educate Teenagers—and its founding director,
Mehdi Hasan, Comment is Free, The Guardian On his own definition of moderation, Cameron would struggle. The new counter-terror strategy tars non-violent Muslims. Prevent. The word has a reassuring ring. Just right for a counter-extremism strategy. But will the strategy prevent acts of Islamist viole
Via NewStatesman Non-violent extremist groups which do not “reflect British mainstream views” will face a crackdown. David Cameron is to quash hopes of a less divisive approach to Islamist extremism this week. Instead of modifying the ineffective and polarising Preventing Violent Extremi
I’ve got to say that I found most of Rabbi Yoffie’s points really on point. As someone stuck on the inter-faith merry-go-round myself, I often wonder what the point of it all actually is. But such efforts do need to continue, just with more honesty that’s all. I’m glad I read
Have a watch of this short video which is a recording of a radio talk-show a few days ago on BBC Radio Sheffield hosted by Toby Foster (the Good) and involves a caller by the name of Jordan Pont (The Bad and the U… you get it by now). The discussion is about why house [...]
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