Author Archives: Hadiya Masieh

Why a literature festival upset extremists

This is a cross post from The Groundswell Project. Follow them at @GroundswellPro3 One huge threat to extremists’ existence is the coming together of people who promote unity and challenge hate. I know this because I was an ex member of Hizbut Tahrir (HuT, the liberation party) over a decade ago and some of my

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We need to create a generation of optimists

Whilst sitting at a counter extremism conference, in room a with a fabulous London view, ironically something quite ridiculous, frightening and extreme was going on just a few miles away in Cricklewood. As it turned out, not many people had heard about two people being run over outside a Mosque by white racists who didn’t

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