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MI5, Jihadi John And The Road To Radicalisation

By Wasif Abu Yusuf Introduction As reports identify ‘Jihadi John’ to be Londoner Mohammed Emwazi, concern is being raised over the effects of his treatment at the hands of the British security services, prior to his alleged transformation to ISIS […]

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Cash for access claims

CASH FOR ACCESS Uncovers the Elephant in the Room

By Mazhar Khan The “cash for access” furore has once again awoken the elephant in the room, namely money and influence in a democracy. The various scandals; “cash for questions”,


Why do Western states seem to treat minorities so badly? Part Four

Questions for Muslims today As we learned from the way Islam melted people into a society, people generally - and minorities specifically - feel they have a stake in


Why do Western states seem to treat minorities so badly? Part Three

Answers from Islamic History A system much admired in European history for its achievements in Andalusia was the Islamic Caliphate. From its outset in the Middle East the Caliphate


Response to Telegraph Article “Worried about Muslims in Britain? Here’s the answer”

Values mean more to Muslims, than Economics
By Kasim Javed On the 13th February 2015, a Telegraph journalist, James Kirkup, wrote a piece titled “Worried about Muslims in Britain? Here’s the


Why do Western states seem to treat minorities so badly? Part Two

In the last part we discussed some of the complex fault lines that exist in Western societies. We will now consider why some of these fault lines exist. There


Why do Western states seem to treat minorities so badly? Part one

As the dust settles after the killings in Paris there has been a plethora of comment about the limits of ‘free speech’. Some argue it is absolute. Others


How does the Media fuel Islamophobia

by Bint Ahmad Introduction We have to acknowledge that the media more often than not, shapes and actively crafts public opinion rather than mirroring it. Because we still live in a


Dr Abdul Wahid writes to the Educational and Healthcare establishment over the CTS bill

In mid-December 2014, Dr Abdul Wahid, Chair of the UK-Executive Committee of Hizb ut-Tahrir wrote a series of letters to educational and health care establishment raising awareness of


Muslim Community Writes to the House of Lords Over the New CTS Bill

"Over the past few weeks, Hizb ut-Tahrir Britain has been working alongside a number of Muslim organisations to expose the British government's agenda behind the proposed Counter Terrorism