Category Archives: Quilliam in the News

Manchester University Press criticised for publishing book linked to Islamist advocacy group

David Toube, policy director of the extremism think tank Quilliam, said Cage has a “long and disturbing track record of rallying support for dangerous terrorists”, adding it was a “slap in the face” for the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing that Manchester University’s publishing house is publishing the book.” Haras Rafiq, also of Quilliam

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Foreign adversaries, homegrown terrorist recruitment and black pain

Dr. Muhammad Fraser-Rahim and Dr. Carl Jensen: Our challenges have not gone unnoticed by our adversaries: international and domestic terrorist organizations along with foreign state actors that are only too eager to exploit our racial and societal rifts for their own benefit.

Waheed Saleem, disgraced official in Trojan horse scandal, given top police force role

Haras Rafiq, chief executive of the counterextremism organisation Quilliam, said: “We know extremism leads to terrorism. Outside London, Birmingham has the biggest terrorism and extremism problem in England. Is he really fit to be responsible for policing?”

How the far right is weaponising irony to spread anti-Muslim hatred

Quilliam International’s Director of Policy, David Toube features in the National piece by Federica Marsi explains how “hiding this ideology behind satirical images provides deniability to their mission.”

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.

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.

There are few Jews who won’t applaud UK’s ban on this appalling rabbi

Quilliam International’s Director of Policy, David Toube piece in The Jewish News on Yosef Mizrachi and why “There are few Jews who won’t applaud UK’s ban on this appalling rabbi.”

‘Sick kids have sinned’ rabbi banned from UK

Quiliam International’s Director of Policy, David Toube is quoted in this Jewish News piece on Yosef Mizrachi – “I applaud the Home Office’s decision and am proud the mainstream Jewish community has been united in its opposition to this man.”

How would I deradicalise Shamima Begum? With Islamic scholarship

Quilliam​ International’s, Head of Islamic Studies, Dr Usama Hasan​ piece in The Guardian​ – “As an imam, I have helped indoctrinated young people to see the errors of a medieval, misguided and misapplied worldview” on how he would deradicalise Shamima Begum.

ISIS bride Shamima Begum ‘could be a challenge to de-radicalise’ if she returns to UK

Quilliam International’s Chief Executive, Haras Rafiq says runaway schoolgirl Shamima Begum could be a “challenge” to de-radicalise if she returns to Britain in this piece by Neil Murphy via the Daily Mirror.