Author Archives: inayatscorner

The Tragedy in Manchester … and in Islam?

At the time of writing, the Police have issued a statement that they are treating the deadly attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester as terrorism-related. It remains to be seen whether this was related to specifically AQ or … Continue reading

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India’s “Cow Protection Vigilantes” Lynch Muslim Man

This week, a group of five Muslims were badly beaten up by a 200-strong Hindu “cow protection vigilante” mob in India and one of the Muslims, Pehlu Khan (who can be seen in the above shocking video of the attack), … Continue reading

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A Walk Around Westminster After The Attack

  After completing some upgrades of networking kit earlier today, I went for a walk around Westminster. I wanted to see what effect the terrorist attack eleven days ago had had on the area. I saw additional bollard-type barriers on the … Continue reading

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Westminster Attack Reveals Weakness of Terror Groups

Today’s appalling terror attack in Westminster should not have come as a surprise to us. The UK’s terror threat level has been assessed as “severe” since August 2014 meaning that “an attack is highly likely”. It is to the immense credit … Continue reading

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Consigning “Blasphemy” to History

This week, the Pakistani Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, signalled that he intended to crackdown on allegedly blasphemous content on the internet, calling it an “unpardonable offence.” We have been here several times before, of course, most notably during the Satanic Verses affair … Continue reading

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The Folly of Funding the Community Security Trust

 The Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, delivered a speech this week at the annual dinner of the Community Security Trust (CST) – the Jewish charity that works to ensure the safety of the British Jewish community. During the speech, Rudd announced … Continue reading

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The Redemption of Tony Blair?

Could this perhaps be the beginning of the rehabilitation of Tony Blair following the disastrous invasion of Iraq and its hideous aftermath? At Open Britain earlier this morning the former PM used his formidable oratorical skills to call upon those … Continue reading

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