Posts Tagged: Counterextremism

Extremism is Also a White Problem

Extremism is Also a White Problem

It seems almost impossible nowadays to go online without being inundated with alarmist news and polarising headlines. In the age of fake news, this information overload can make it hard to distinguish useful discourse form intentional misinformation. With constant news coverage often comes harmful shortcuts and ready-made conclusions, especially as it pertains to crime and …

Sajda Mughal featured in Guardian Outspoken series

Sajda Mughal featured in Guardian Outspoken series

7/7 survivor and JAN Trust CEO, Sajda Mughal OBE, has been featured in The Guardian as part of their Outspoken series to mark the newspaper’s 200th birthday. Read more here or below.   After the tube she was commuting on was blown up, Mughal’s life changed for ever. A Muslim herself, she was horrified to …

Muslim survivor of 7/7 London bombings slams government’s counter-terrorism strategy on anniversary

Muslim survivor of 7/7 London bombings slams government’s counter-terrorism strategy on anniversary

Arab News has published a piece on Sajda Mughal OBE’s interview with Metro, focusing on her serious “[dismay] at the government’s controversial Prevent strategy, which outlines the approach for countering radicalization and extremism.”. Read more here or below.   Sajda Mughal OBE called for an overhaul of the British government’s controversial counter-terrorism strategy. (@sajdamughal) British …