Posts Tagged: Terrorism

Acid Attacks in Britain: A Weapon of Terror

Two Muslim cousins, enjoying 21st birthday celebrations, had their lives irrevocably changed on June 21st after becoming disfigured in an acid attack in East London. Sparking a nationwide debate, the rise of acid attacks in the UK is now under the spotlight. Jameel Mukhtar and Resham Khan were on their way out to celebrate Resham’s 21stbirthday. As …

Recent UK terrorist attacks spark hate crime

The recent terrorist attacks in Manchester and London have sparked more than the coming together of communities. They have also led to an increase in hate crime, and specifically Islamophobic hate crimes. After the Manchester attack on the 22nd of May, social media was flooded with messages of hope and community, many under the hashtag …

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 …

JAN Trust in press after London Bridge attack

JAN Trust in press after London Bridge attack

Sajda Mughal OBE has appeared on various media outlets to talk about the London Bridge attacks. She also speaks about the lack of funding for programmes like JAN Trust’s Web Guardians™ programme, which tackles online radicalisation at the grassroots level. Read more here and watch some of the interviews!

JAN Trust in the press after Manchester terror attack

JAN Trust in the press after Manchester terror attack

Sajda Mughal, a 7/7 survivor, has spoken about the Manchester terror attack in the press and how the country must remain united in the face of terrorism. Read more here: Manchester attack: London 7/7 survivors pledge solidarity as they warn against fear and hate. Read more here.  Terror attack survivor’s message to Manchester: ‘Stay strong. …