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Murder in Manchester

Sadek Hamid
“Again, I mourn the murders of people I never knew. Again, I am harassed & told to atone for terror I did not and would never commit.” The words of Black American Muslim activist Blair Imani tweeted in the aftermath of the ...

Should We Blame Islam for Terrorism? by David Shariatmadari

Since the Westminster attacks, many people seem to have been getting stuck on the following question, as they do after most acts of jihadi violence: “Is there something special about Islam? Something that lends itself to ...

The Lessons of Woolwich

Usama Hasan
British society, including its Muslim communities, needs to move beyond the routine condemnation of terrorist attacks and plots – there have been dozens since 9/11. We need instead to address the extreme Islamist ideology that al-Qaida ...

Voicing the Necessary - A Good Start

Brandino Machiavelli
When the BBC reported, a few days ago, that three apparently very dangerous Islamist extremists had been sentenced to long jail sentences in the UK after being fortuitously apprehended following a routine check on their car, an ...