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Nazir Afzal on Streatham terror attack: Funding cuts to organisations like JAN Trust leads to terrorism risk

Nazir Afzal on Streatham terror attack: Funding cuts to organisations like JAN Trust leads to terrorism risk

‘The view of most with inside knowledge of the prison system is that funding cuts have reduced the ability to manage this risk. Outside prison, organisations committed to preventing radicalisation like the celebrated Jan Trust headed by 7/7 survivor Sajda Mughal have seen their resources slashed.’ Our Patron Nazir Afzal OBE has written in The …

Sajda Mughal on Channel Five

Sajda Mughal on Channel Five

JAN Trust CEO, Sajda Mughal OBE, featured in a Channel Five documentary on 21st October 2019 that focused on the rise of racially and religiously aggravated hate crimes. In the documentary Sajda speaks candidly about her experiences of Islamophobia and the effects of this abuse. As well as, the implications of derogatory headlines in the …

Sajda Mughal praises new knife crime camapign

Sajda Mughal praises new knife crime camapign

“The message is both emotive and powerful and has the potential to spark conversations that may deter young people from carrying a knife.” A new knife crime campaign that has been rolled out by West Midlands Police sees Sadam Essakhil reflect from prison and provides powerful message for young people. Sajda Mughal, JAN Trust CEO, …

Tackling extremism needs a multi-faceted approach, says CEO Sajda

Tackling extremism needs a multi-faceted approach, says CEO Sajda

Our CEO Sajda Mughal highlights that a lack of social mobility and inclusion cannot be considered the main cause of the development of home grown terrorists. Instead CEO Sajda Mughal states that ‘a lack of social mobility and inclusion cannot be considered a driving force for homegrown terrorists being recruited in the UK. She highlights that home-grown …