Posts Tagged: far-right extremism

Incels: Why extremism based on misogyny needs to be taken more seriously

Conversations about online radicalisation and violence must broaden to include discussions about the patriarchy and violence against women The recent mosque shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand has reignited a debate about the role internet platforms and subcultures play in promoting extremism and violence. Prior to his Islamophobic killing rampage, the shooter published a 74-page manifesto …

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 …