Author Archives: Editorial Staff

OPINION: The word ‘Islamophobia’ and its definition are not fit for purpose

Read Quilliam International’s founder, Maajid Nawaz’s piece in The Jewish News on the word ‘Islamophobia’ and how its definition is not fit for purpose.

Next in Q Episode 7: Sara Khan

Tune in to a new episode of Quilliam’s ‘Next in Q’ podcast with your host Quilliam International’s Director of Policy, David Toube in conversation with Sara Khan, Lead Commissioner for Countering Extremism. Sara shares her experiences of extremism that led her to take on this important role.   Listen on Apple Podcast here. Support our

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The New Zealand Mosque Massacre Blame Game Is Out of Control

Quilliam International’s founder, Maajid Nawaz published a piece in The Daily Beast on how radical Islamists and radical leftists have seized on the Christchurch tragedy to push their own hateful agendas.

Next in Q Episode 6: Macer Gifford – The Return of Raqqa

Tune in to a new episode of Quilliam’s ‘Next in Q’ podcast with your host Quilliam International’s Director of Policy, David Toube as he continues his conversation with Macer Gifford, Human rights activist & anti-ISIS campaigner. He fought in Raqqa with the MFS (Syriac Military Council) and served for 3 years in the YPG.  

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Next in Q Episode 5: Macer Gifford – The Call of the Kurds

 Tune in to a new episode of Quilliam’s ‘Next in Q’ podcast with your host Quilliam International’s Director of Policy, David Toube in conversation with Macer Gifford, Human rights activist & anti-ISIS campaigner. He fought in Raqqa with the MFS (Syriac Military Council) and served for 3 years in the YPG. “All of a

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Next In Q: Video Podcast – People of the Book: An Interfaith Dialogue

Dr Usama Hasan has co-written a fascinating trialogue which explores the role of scripture in illuminating the lives of Jews, Christians and Muslims. The resultant work, People of the Book: An Interfaith Dialogue about How Jews, Christians and Muslims Understand Their Sacred Scriptures, can be purchased at Amazon (US and UK). To mark the launch of

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It’s not just Brexit that feeds the UK’s far right

Quilliam International’s Director of Policy, David Toube, explains “Brexit itself is better understood as an issue that has focused an independent feeling of mistrust, rather than as its generator.”

Response to Home Affairs Committee call for evidence

We publish below Quilliam’s response to the Home Affairs Committee call for evidence, which asks in particular for our views on impact of official adoption of a definition of Islamophobia, in the context of the report by the All Party Parliamentary Group on British Muslims calling for the adoption of an official working definition of Islamophobia. We

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Dialogue Over Division – Lord Ashdown and Maajid Nawaz

To mark the passing of Lord Ashdown, we are posting a short video that Lord Ashdown and Maajid Nawaz made for the Liberal Democrats a few years ago, with a timeless message. Lord Ashdown: The politics of the Devil’s songs is easy, anybody could do that. Anybody could make a political appeal that is to

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Implications of the U.S. Government New Africa Strategy

The Trump administration has put the United Nations, and China on notice in a new Africa strategy unveiled by John Bolton, the National Security Adviser. The new strategy is a significant shift for the U.S. and counters growing Chinese and Russian influence in Africa, according to reports. The new strategy seeks to counter Chinese investments

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