Category Archives: Quilliam in the News

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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Labour accused of ignoring IHRA antisemitism definition after dismissing two complaints with identical responses

Quilliam International’s Director of Policy, David Toube, explains how it is “now apparent that Labour’s claim to abide by the IHRA Definition is a barefaced lie” in this piece by Daniel Sugarman in the Jewish Chronicle.

Why Do Extremist Groups Thrive in Africa?

Quilliam International’s Executive Director, North America, Dr Muhammad Fraser-Rahim’s piece in the National Interest explores why Africa has increasingly become one of the most important emergent battlefields for extremists and for the United States and its allied partners to combat the threat by extremist groups.

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.”