Posts Tagged: Extremism

Sajda Mughal appears on SBS News

Sajda Mughal appears on SBS News

“When you go through the experience of surviving terrorism or losing a loved one to terrorism, it scars you for life.” Our CEO Sajda Mughal has appeared on SBS News to speak about the network that she has co-founded, Survivors Against Terror. Read more here.

New generation, same old hatred?

Recent figures have revealed that within and around educational facilities such as colleges and schools, hate crime has risen by 62% in the last year. There have even been reports of primary children as young as six committing racially and religiously motivated hate crimes. As the current political climate continues to infect our young people with bigotry and hatred, …

CEO Sajda Mughal appears on Victoria Derbyshire

CEO Sajda Mughal appears on Victoria Derbyshire

Our CEO Sajda Mughal OBE appeared on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire to speak about a police initiative encouraging the public to report anything suspicious. On Tuesday the 20th of March, Sajda Mughal appeared on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire. She appeared to speak about how we can work to tackle online radicalisation. This is after the …

The Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper: JAN Trust’s response

Yesterday, the Government released their Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper which is up for consultation until the 5th June 2018. Although the paper contains an emphasis on the importance of localised initiatives, the lack of funding pledges for those services may render tangible progress non-existent. Within the Integration Green Paper, it is noted that a ‘worrying number of …

The Media STILL fails to report on far-right terrorism adequately

The language the mainstream media have used to frame the actions, arrest and trial of terrorist Darren Osborne has not gone far enough to adequately represent the severity of the danger of far-right terrorism. Until the media linguistically frames far-right extremism with the same conviction they are able to with Islamic extremism, society will be …

Donald Trump retweets British far-right anti-Muslim videos – ‘abhorrent and a threat to our society’

On Wednesday the 29th of November, the President of the United States Donald Trump retweeted a series of anti-Muslim videos, posted by the deputy leader of the far-right group Britain First, Jayda Fransen. Frasen is currently facing charges for causing religiously aggravated harassment.   Britain First is an Islamophobic group, founded in 2011, by former members of …

JAN Trust mentioned in Eastern Eye

JAN Trust mentioned in Eastern Eye

Eastern Eye have mentioned Sajda Mughal and JAN Trust in their online newspaper. This is in the wake of an extremism report released by the Home Office. Sajda spoke about the abuse she has received as a Muslim public figure: “I can tell you, as someone who listens to Muslim women on a regular basis who …

My Week Dressed As A Caricature Of A Muslim

The most off the mark show of the year goes to… When we at JAN Trust saw the advert for, My Week as a Muslim, our first thought was wait, there’s a show with a woman in brownface and fitted with prosthetics to become a Pakistani Muslim woman? OK, well this we have to see. Katie …