Category Archives: Quilliam in the News

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.

Let Shamima Begum come back to Britain but don’t pretend she’s not a threat

Quilliam​ International’s Director of Policy, David Toube piece in the Daily Mail​ titled “Let Shamima Begum come back but don’t say she’s not a threat” and how her case “presents this country with a terrible dilemma.”

Shamima Begum: Here’s what will happen to the Isis schoolgirl if she returns home to Britain

Quilliam International’s Director of Policy, David Toube, explains the case surrounding Shamima Begum – “Without prejudging the case there appears to be ample evidence on which she could be prosecuted. When Britons commit crimes in another country they must be prosecuted. She does appear to have admitted going to Syria to join Isis,” in the

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Former MI6 director says schoolgirl who joined Isis should be ‘given a chance’

Quilliam International’s Director of Policy, David Toube, describes Shamima Begum as “the hardest of hard cases”. “She appears to have expressed remorse only for the failure of the caliphate and its failure to live up to expectations. So she would be a very difficult person to de-radicalise in her current state of mind” in the

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