Friday, 12 December 2014

Muslims in Britain against extremists

Muslims in Britain against extremists | All media content | DW.DE | 10.12.2014 "Young British Muslims are appearing in videos to show their solidarity against IS, and to send the message that IS does not represent them or their values. The videos enjoy tens of thousands of supporters, while President Barack Obama has praised the campaign for its courage. But other Muslim groups have criticized the campaign. They say Muslims aren't responsible for the actions of extremists and shouldn't have to publicly distance themselves from extremists." Refers to Muslims in Cardiff

Mum jailed for Facebook terror posts

BBC News, Mum jailed for Facebook terror posts "A mother-of-six has been jailed for five years and three months for promoting terrorism on Facebook."

Funds audit 'clears Islamic charity'

BBC News, Funds audit 'clears Islamic charity' "Britain's biggest Islamic charity says an audit of its activities in the Occupied Palestinian Territories has found no evidence to support accusations it has funded terrorism."

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Is Chicago more dangerous than Riyadh?

Abdulrahman al-Rashed, alarabiya.net, Is Chicago more dangerous than Riyadh? "It is the height of contradiction to be a Saudi, a Kuwaiti or an Egyptian and worry that your children who are studying or working in the United States or Europe may turn into extremists who desire to join organizations like al-Qaeda and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)." Interesting discussion that applies equally in UK contexts.