Study alleges ‘honour killings’ conspiracy – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 4th, 2008 in domestic violence, Islam, news, women by sally

“Whole communities are involved in assisting and covering up ‘honour violence’ in Britain, a new study says.”

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd Febraury 2008

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Muslims ‘let down by race law’ – The Guardian

Posted January 31st, 2008 in Islam, news, religious discrimination by sally

“Anti-Muslim prejudice is dealt with less seriously than other forms of discrimination, a university study found.”

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The Guardian, 31st January 2008

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Muslims wary of terror law extension – The Times

Posted January 25th, 2008 in detention, Islam, news, terrorism by sally

“A controversial proposal by the Government to extend pre-charge detention for terror suspects to up to 42 days could undermine the help that Muslim groups are giving police, according to the Home Office’s official assessment of the measure.”

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The Times, 25th January 2008

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Muslim women advise on extremism – BBC News

Posted January 23rd, 2008 in Islam, news, women by sally

“Leading Muslim women are being brought together to advise ministers in a new tactic to root out extremism.”

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BBC News, 23rd January 2008

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New guidance calls on universities to reject separatism and ban those who preach violence – The Guardian

Posted January 22nd, 2008 in Islam, news, universities by sally

“Universities with large numbers of Muslim students should consider rejecting demands for separate prayer and washing facilities to prevent their campuses segregating along religious lines and risking a climate where illegal extremist views can flourish, the government will suggest today.”

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The Guardian, 22nd January 2008

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Course offer ‘to fight extremism’ – BBC News

Posted January 7th, 2008 in Islam, news, women by sally

“Muslim women are to be offered courses and training in an attempt to fight extremism in their communities, the government has said.”

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BBC News, 6th January 2008

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Muslims ‘criminalised for silly thoughts’ – The Times

Posted December 6th, 2007 in Islam, news, terrorism by sally

“Young Muslims are being convicted of thought crimes and branded as terrorists for life, the country’s most prominent Islamic leader has told The Times.”

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The Times, 6th December 2007

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Code of practice for mosques aims to stamp out extremism – The Times

Posted November 28th, 2007 in codes of practice, Islam, news by sally

“Muslim leaders are to carry out spot checks and will introduce programmes to fight extremism in the first set of national guidelines for mosques.”

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The Times, 28th November 2007

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Counter-terrorism officials rethink stance on Muslims – The Guardian

Posted November 20th, 2007 in Islam, news, terrorism by sally

“Counter-terrorism officials are rethinking their approach to tackling the radicalisation of Muslim youth, abandoning what they admit has been offensive and inappropriate language. They say the term ‘war on terror’ will no longer be heard from ministers. Instead, they will use less emotive language, emphasising the criminal nature of the plots and conspiracies. The government in future, they add, will talk of a ‘struggle’ against extremist ideology, rather than a ‘battle’.”

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The Guardian, 20th Novemeber 2007

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Police action over TV film ‘undermined free speech’ – The Times

Posted November 20th, 2007 in freedom of expression, Islam, media, news, police by sally

“MPs have accused West Midlands Police of seeking to undermine freedom of speech by making a ‘perverse’ complaint about a Channel 4 programme that exposed extremism in a British mosque.”

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The Times, 20th November 2007

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UK terror tactics ‘create unease’ – BBC News

Posted November 12th, 2007 in Islam, news, terrorism by sally

“The government’s approach to terrorism is creating an atmosphere of suspicion and unease, the head of the Muslim Council of Britain has said.”

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BBC News, 10th November 2007

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Dispatches footage will be given to police – The Guardian

Posted August 22nd, 2007 in incitement, Islam, media, news by sally

“The high court today ordered Channel 4 to hand over untransmitted footage from its controversial Dispatches documentary Britain Under Attack to police.”

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The Guardian, 21st August 2007

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Father and uncle given life for ‘honour’ murder – The Guardian

Posted July 23rd, 2007 in domestic violence, Islam, murder, news, sentencing, women by sally

“The father and uncle of a young Kurdish woman began life sentences last night for arranging her ‘barbaric and callous’ murder to restore their family’s ‘honour’.”

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The Guardian, 21st July 2007

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‘Honour’ gang laughed as victim suffered – The Times

Posted July 20th, 2007 in domestic violence, Islam, murder, news, women by sally

“The horrific final hours of a Kurdish woman murdered on the instructions of her father and uncle because she had brought ‘shame’ on her family were revealed to a court yesterday.”

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The Times, 20th July 2007

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Four men jailed over cartoon demo – BBC News

Posted July 18th, 2007 in incitement, Islam, murder, news by sally

“Four men have been jailed for their part in protests outside the Danish embassy in London, against cartoons satirising the Prophet Muhammad.”

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BBC News, 18th July 2007

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Fear of Islamist recruiting in jails – The Guardian

Posted July 16th, 2007 in Islam, news, prisons, terrorism by sally

“As the four July 21 bomb plotters started their 40-year minimum sentences this week, a group of police special branch officers – the foot soldiers of the security services – based at Prison Service headquarters were quietly working to ensure that the failed bombers do not inspire a new generation of violent jihadists.”

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The Guardian, 14th July 2007

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Man guilty of inciting murder at cartoon protest – The Guardian

Posted July 5th, 2007 in incitement, Islam, murder, news by michael

“A man who called for British troops to be brought back from Iraq in body bags at a demonstration against cartoons said to be offensive to Islam was today found guilty of inciting murder.”

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Guardian, 5th July 2007

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Man guilty of using internet to promote jihad – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 4th, 2007 in incitement, internet, Islam, news by michael

“A third man with close links to al-Qa’eda in Iraq has admitted using the internet to urge Muslims to wage a violent holy war against all non-believers.”

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Daily Telegraph, 4th July 2007

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Magistrate walks out over Muslim woman’s veil – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 2nd, 2007 in court dress, Islam, magistrates, news by sally

“A magistrate is facing an inquiry after refusing to deal with a defendant wearing a full Muslim veil, the Judiciary of England and Wales said yesterday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd July 2007

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The deadly ending to a ‘melodrama’ – The Times

Posted June 19th, 2007 in domestic violence, Islam, news, women by sally

“The murder of Banaz Mahmod, a Kurdish Muslim woman, by her father and uncle, has brought the practice of honour killings to the attention of the public and has again emphasised the plight of Asian women caught between traditional religious customs and modern Western values. Moreover, the death of Miss Mahmod, 20, forces us to examine how such crimes are treated by the criminal courts and raises a question about the quality of policing in such cases.”

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The Times, 19th June 2007

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