Posts Tagged: radicalisation

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 …

Our Web Guardians™ programme in 2017

Our Web Guardians™ programme for 2017 has finished! JAN Trust would like to share with you the successes of the 2017 programme and tell you why this vital programme needs to continue. The waiting list for the 2018 programme is ever growing! Web Guardians™, largely targeted at Muslim mothers, aims to provide participants with digital …

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 internship with JAN Trust

In the middle of June, I began my 6-week internship with at JAN Trust. With a role that was quite broad, I didn’t quite know what to expect, but I was excited to dive in and soak up any experience I could With a fresh English Literature degree in the bag, I was ready to …

JAN Trust’s view: What has the Queen’s Speech told us about new counter-terrorism measures?

In the final days of the election campaign, Theresa May announced “enough is enough” – terrorism was not to be left unchallenged.  She revealed a readiness to weaken human rights laws if they “get in the way” of apprehending terror suspects. Last Tuesday, the Queen’s Speech detailed the Government’s plans for tackling terrorism. Queen Elizabeth II revealed that a …