Posts Tagged: ISIS

Sri Lanka Attacks: Are Intelligence Services Failing Us?

The world is reeling after the terrorist attacks across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, and it seems authorities had been alerted to threats weeks before. On Sunday 21st April 2019, several explosive devices were set off in churches and hotels across Sri Lanka. Tragically, at least 250 people were killed, and several more injured.  Cabinet …

International Women’s Day: A day for all women

International Women’s Day: A day for all women

We at JAN Trust have been celebrating International Women’s Day for thirty years this year. Every year we look forward to it not only as a chance to celebrate women and their achievements, but as an opportunity to reflect on society, feminism and the work that we do here. Each International Women’s Day comes with …

JAN Trust comments on Shamima Begum shooting range

JAN Trust comments on Shamima Begum shooting range

The stunt would help to encourage ‘hatred and violence against Muslim women’. JAN Trust has commented on the news that a shooting range in Wallasey has placed images of ISIS supporter Shamima Begum as target practice. Read the article here. PHOTOS of jihadi bride Shamima Begum are being used at a shooting range for target …

What is Another Way Forward?

What is Another Way Forward?

By now, we are sure that you have heard of our project Another Way Forward: Empowering Young Women against Extremism. This is a project, run by JAN Trust, that has been kindly been supported by the Institute of Strategic Dialogue (ISD), and Google.org. ISD works to empower new generations against extremism, something that we at JAN …

JAN Trust’s impact on countering extremism

JAN Trust has paved the way for the role of women to be taken seriously in society, and especially when it comes to countering extremism. We have recognised the importance of women in protecting their children from online radicalisation and extremism since 2010. Our work with women began 30 years ago in 1989 when our …

Sajda Mughal in Metro – “A terrorist tried to kill me but I do not want the death penalty for extremists”

Sajda Mughal in Metro – “A terrorist tried to kill me but I do not want the death penalty for extremists”

JAN Trust Director, 7/7 Survivor and Counter-Extremism expert Sajda Mughal OBE has spoken to The Metro about the ISIS ‘The Beatles’, the death penalty, the Prevent strategy and what needs to happen. Sajda Mughal survived one of the most devastating terrorist attacks in the UK and has dedicated her life to preventing extremism. Even though terrorists tried …