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I am a Muslim – not an Islamist. It’s not the same thing.

It might sound like a bit of a cliché to call Britain a melting pot, but every day I see proof that it really is. I am lucky to be able to talk to people...

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‘It’s all the West’s Fault’: the Excuse that Always Collapses under Scrutiny

With the growing threat of so-called ‘lone actor’ attacks in the West and Daesh losing territory in Syria and Iraq, the debate rumbles on over the role of foreign policy in the radicalisation of young...

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Daesh Claims It Empowers Women. It Doesn’t.

We’ve seen Muslim women arrested in France, implicated in terrorist plots. This reveals an undeniable truth that Daesh not only makes victims of women but also turns some into perpetrators of violence. It does this...

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Britain is a Great Place to be a Muslim

One of the most joyous aspects of our work at WARN is seeing strong, Muslim women achieving great things – both for themselves and their families. To me, it’s a great reflection on British society...

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The Battle for Mosul: What does it mean for us?

There is no doubt whatsoever, the freeing of Mosul from Daesh will be a huge media story for the weeks or months ahead.  However, as the battle plays out on our TV screens and the...

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The Attack on Quetta’s Young Police Cadets is an Attack on Us All

Another day and yet another devastating attack on Muslims. It’s easy to become numb to such atrocities and try to block them out – especially – as in the case of this week’s bomb attack...

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Laura Passoni: How Vulnerable Women are being Hunted by Daesh

The recent story of how Belgian mother, Laura Passoni fell under the spell of Daesh gives us a chilling insight into how these terrorists prey on the vulnerable in our communities. She was an everyday...

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The Liberation of Mosul: A Future Free From Daesh

As world leaders speak of the imminent battle to liberate Daesh’s Iraqi stronghold of Mosul, it’s important that we think of the terrified men, women and children who are living in the city. The Iraqi...

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