An edited version of this article was published on Monday 10th August 2015 in ‘The Independent’ online. I’ve made up my mind. I’ll soon be packing my bags and leaving Birmingham to pledge allegiance to the Caliphate. Thousands more, mostly from … Continue reading I’m pledging allegiance to the Caliphate – and no, I don’t mean ISIS
In his countering extremism speech in Birmingham last week, David Cameron called for “strong”, “positive” and “reforming” Muslim voices to be given more prominence to help tackle radicalisation – the “struggle of our generation”. So it was very apt that … Continue reading Will ‘Prevent’ stop radicalisation?
This article was published on Wednesday 22nd July 2015 in ‘Huffington Post’. It can also be read here. I was at David Cameron’s big speech unveiling the Government’s counter extremism bill in Birmingham, and there’s no doubt about it – he … Continue reading Response to Prime Minister David Cameron’s counter extremism speech