Category Archives: Quilliam in the News

Sufyan Ismail: Islamic hardliner invited to address civil servants

“David Toube, of the think tank Quilliam, said: “Civil servants should be actively engaged in disrupting the activities of this organisation, not hosting its founder as an honoured guest.””

Anger over Twitter ‘over-policing’ after Shoah education volunteer attacked for Eichmann comment

David Toube, director of policy at the counter-extremism think tank Quilliam, accused Ms Anderson’s critics of “over policing” speech. “This isn’t a problem. Jews aren’t upset by this sort of thing,” he said on Monday.

Why UK’s extremism strategy is shifting

The starting point of any new government counter-extremism strategy should be understanding the ideology that motivates hatred, not the speech that it encourages, says David Toube

Big changes predicted in hate crime bill over free speech fears

David Toube, director of policy at Quilliam, said: “We thoroughly oppose any attempt to make blasphemy a crime. It is incompatible with any freedom of belief and expression. This law would be unworkable and anachronistic in any society which values pluralism.

I buonisti vogliono cancellare gli attentati islamici e jihadisti

L’esperto di terrorismo Liam Duffy scrive sullo Spectator di aver partecipato all’incontro dicendosi rammaricato che «l’uso del termine islamismo sia stato inquadrato nell’attuale dibattito sulla razza» E c’è di più: secondo il centro studi Quilliam, citato dal Times, raccontare una verità parziale, edulcorata, rischia anche di sfilacciare il rapporto di fiducia tra polizia e cittadini.

Police consider dropping terms ‘Islamist terror’ or ‘jihadi’ because they ‘don’t help community relations’

But David Toube, of Quilliam, a counter-extremism think tank, told The Times: ‘People do not like to feel that they are being told only the partial truth … there is a serious problem with Islamist terrorism.

Police may drop term ‘Islamist’ when describing terror attacks

David Toube, of the counterextremism think tank Quilliam, who attended, told The Times: “People do not like to feel that they are being told only the partial truth . . . there is a serious problem with Islamist terrorism. The use of any term that obscures that fact risks damaging public trust in the police.”

In Somalia, Iran Is Replicating Russia’s Afghan Strategy

Muhammad Fraser-Raheem and Mo Fatah: “Iranian forces are supporting al-Shabab and allegedly offering bounties. The U.S. government must stop Tehran before it further destabilizes the Horn of Africa.”

Did police really quiz this student over a ‘free Palestine’ badge?

Prevent requires trust in order to be effective. The greatest threat to that trust comes from anecdotes of this type. Mohammadi’s case is not the only such example. Those who work in the Prevent programme will tell you that many of the cases which have made headlines are not all they seem. The Government is

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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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