Countering extremism

The Home Office minister for countering extremism attend a meeting this week to see what steps the Woking Borough Council has taken to counter extremism. Our President was invited to this meeting and in the video above we take a brief look at what happened.

France’s anti-terrorism laws leave Muslims in a state of fear

From The Verge: Marie isn’t the only one looking for answers. There has been a steady stream of similar stories in the French media since President François Hollande implemented a state of emergency following November’s terrorist attacks in Paris, which killed 130 people. The laws, which were extended for three months in November, give security forces expanded … Continue reading France’s anti-terrorism laws leave Muslims in a state of fear

Stop asking Muslims to condemn terrorism. It’s bigoted and Islamophobic

There's a certain ritual that each and every one of the world's billion-plus Muslims, especially those living in Western countries, is expected to go through immediately following any incident of violence involving a Muslim perpetrator. It's a ritual that is continuing now with the Sydney hostage crisis, in which a deranged self-styled sheikh named Man … Continue reading Stop asking Muslims to condemn terrorism. It’s bigoted and Islamophobic

Extremism greater threat than terrorism

In February 2012, a leading Pakistani research institute published a report stating that the problem of religious extremism in Pakistan poses a greater threat to the country than does terrorism and examining a series of extremist incidents from September 2010 to September 2011. The 54-page report, titled "Extremism Watch: Mapping Conflict Trends in Pakistan 2010-2011," … Continue reading Extremism greater threat than terrorism

Links to terrorism and corrupt Government hurting Pakistan

There have been constant reports in the Press of sluggish support for the people of Pakistan, despite the natural disaster being worse than Haiti and the tsunami of 2004 combined. Has the links to terrorism and the years of corrupt Governments meant that the humble and poor people of Pakistan will suffer alone in the … Continue reading Links to terrorism and corrupt Government hurting Pakistan