Category Archives: Quilliam in the News

It’s time to stop taking the Southern Poverty Law Center seriously

After years of smearing good people with false charges of bigotry, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has finally been held to account.

Southern Poverty Law Center finally pays for its smears

For once, the Southern Poverty Law Center has to cough up for an outrageous smear. The SPLC rakes in donations by claiming to fight hate, but its lists of hate groups routinely include not just truly vile outfits but also ones that simply don’t toe a politically correct line.

Dr Usama Hasan – BBC Radio 4 Thought for the Day

Listen to Quilliam International’s Head of Islamic Studies, Dr Usama Hasan on BBC Radio 4’s Thought for the day discussing the holy month of Ramadan and Eid titled “Ramadan and Eid: Patience and Gratitude.”

He was a teenage terrorist. Now he’s fighting extremism

Mohammed Khalid, at 15, was the youngest person ever prosecuted for terrorism offenses in the US. In his first interview since his release he talks about his new mission: fight extremism

The core Isis manual that twisted Islam to legitimise barbarity

Experts rebut terrorists’ religious justification for beheading and kidnapping

How to win the “battle of ideas” in the fight against terrorism

Quilliam International’s Head of Islamic Studies, Dr Usama Hasan’s interview and panel discussion with Prof Anne Speckhard and others on Kenyan national breakfast television (AM Live, NTV with top presenter Debarl Inea), on the topic of “How to win the “battle of ideas” in the fight against terrorism.”

How do Islamic Supplementary schools work in the UK

Quiliam International’s Senior Researcher, Dr Salah al-Ansari provides his insight into how Islamic supplementary schools work in the UK.

New counter-extremism tsar Sara Khan facing calls to quit

Concerns are being raised over Sara Khan’s support for the Prevent strategy, but the Inspire founder asks to be given a chance.

British-Pakistani researchers say 84 per cent of grooming gang members targeting young girls are Asian

Co-author of the Quilliam Foundation’s report urges frank discussion on abuse because the ‘problem won’t go away’

How Did Maajid Nawaz End Up on a List of ‘Anti-Muslim Extremists’?

When earlier this week, the Southern Poverty Law Center and three other groups released a list of 15 “anti-Muslim extremists,” many of the names came as no surprise.