Category Archives: Government

Anwar Ibrahim Free Again To Pursue Reform Agenda

Today’s release of the Malaysian political leader Anwar Ibrahim is a welcome day for all those who wish to see greater freedom, democracy and reform in the Muslim world. Anwar was imprisoned on trumped up charges back in 1998 for … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Islam | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A Look at the Prevent Strategy – 15 years on…

It is fifteen years now since the then Labour government set up the Prevent programme back in 2003 as one of the four key strands of its overall CONTEST strategy (Pursue, Prevent, Protect and Prepare) to try and reduce the … Continue reading

Posted in Extremism, Government | Tagged , | 1 Comment

“Turkey is debt free” says Hamza Yusuf. Really?

I was sent the above video today. It features the well known Muslim speaker Hamza Yusuf speaking at a meeting of the Islamic Society of North America back in 2013 where he made the following remarks: “The reality of Turkey … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Islam | Tagged , | 1 Comment

The Conservative Friends of Israel Election Letter May 2017

The letter above – posted to an address in the constituency of Ilford North – reminds me of a documentary that aired back in 2009. The journalist Peter Oborne presented a highly informative Channel 4 Dispatches documentary called “Inside Britain’s … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Zionism | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Extremism, Government, Islam | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Extremism, Government | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Extremism, Government, Walks | Tagged , , | Leave a comment