Counter-Extremism: Radicalising Against Democracy
Dr Rob Faure Walker explains how British counter-extremism policies are fundamentally anti-democratic programmes that sow the seeds of the violence that they purport to prevent. This article is published
The ECJ Hijab Ban: A Call For Calm And A Call To Action
By Juveriah Alam (Guest contributor) I was 14 years old when France banned religious symbols in schools and hospitals. After seeing a documentary about how this affected French Muslim girls,
“Salafi-Jihadism”: Frightening Menace or Scapegoat for the War on Terror?
Jaan Islam argues against the label of 'Salafi-Jihadi' that has saturated discourse around Muslims in recent decades. He explains how it operates on false dichotomies and challenges it on
The Neoconservative War on Terror cannot be understood without Israel
Abdullah Noorudeen highlights the close interconnection between UK and US-based pro-Israel interest groups, and the proliferation of security policies under the guise of the War on Terror. In doing
A Very French Inquisition
Muhammad Jalal discusses recent legislative developments in France, and places these coercive social projects within their context of a broader social and political assault on its Muslim population and
The Spectre of a French Guantanamo
By Rayan Freschi Political language is too often seen as a matter of bluster or rhetoric alone: empty threats or promises that are frequently received with suspicion and derision. .