Posts Tagged: Terrorism

When ‘Preventing Extremism’ has no colours…

JAN Trust was shocked to our core some weeks ago, after liaising with a housing association about our Preventing Extremism workshops. We were told that they are not affected by extremism because they are all ‘white and middle class!’ “Seriously?”- That’s what we first thought. Do people actually believe that extremism is based on the …

Educating against extremism

New figures released by UK counter-terror police make the first official counts of British women and girls believed to be in the warzone and contribute to raising concerns amongst families and communities in the UK about extremism. According to these figures, 43 UK women and girls are believed to have fled to Syria in the …

CEO features on ABC News

CEO features on ABC News

Sajda Mughal has appeared on ABC News on the 10th anniversary of 7/7. She spoke about her terrifying experience on the Piccadilly line. Click here to watch the emotional interview. Sajda now spends her life fighting against extremism and terrorism.

7/7 – The Day that shook Britain

By Sajda Mughal OBE, survivor from the Piccadilly tube bombing and Director of JAN Trust. A decade has now nearly passed since 7th July 2005 when four bombs were detonated in rush hour on the tubes and a bus in central London killing 52 innocent civilians and injuring more than 700. The tragedy I went through …

Syria-bound teenagers bailed – JAN Trust comments

Syria-bound teenagers bailed – JAN Trust comments

Three teenagers have been stopped in Turkey for attempting to travel to Syria. Our CEO, counter-extremism expert Sajda Mughal has offered solutions on how we can stop young people from becoming radicalised. Read more here:     Syria-Bound British Teen Trio Detained by Turkish Police. Read more here.       Syria-bound teenagers bailed. Read …

Online Hate and the See It Report It initiative

The recent tragic burning alive of 26 year old Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasesbeh sent shockwaves around the globe.  The video, released by ISIS on the 3rd of February 2015, depicts one of the terrorist group’s most barbaric and heinous crimes yet and is a further example of the group’s warped ideology.  Our thoughts are with Muath’s …