Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Community Reporting Thresholds

CREST, Community Reporting Thresholds "This is the full report on Community Reporting Thresholds, produced by CREST. It looks at the reporting of potential violent extremism and terrorism, focusing on identifying triggers, thresholds and barriers which may stop someone from reporting." Available as a pdf, with more information here.

Parsons Green attack

Independent, Parsons Green attack: No evidence Isis is systematically using refugees for terror plots, research finds, 19 Sep 2017

Roles & Responsibilities of a 21st Century Alimah

Roles & Responsibilities of a 21st Century Alimah – Alimahs Online ""Traditionally, the role of the Alimah has never been one of formal employment within Mosques and Islamic Centres, but given the growth of the Muslim population here in the UK and the increasing number of Muslim women and girls pursuing formal religious education coupled with the increasing social pressures and socially ‘taboo’ issues affecting young Muslim girls, the role of the Alimah has become crucial and one that needs to be formally recognised and rewarded."

Friday, 15 September 2017


Daily Mail, British Muslim convert was radicalised by ISIS videos online "Jurors were told Watson's encrypted chats with undercover agents 'reveal the extent of his hatred for Western society and his avowed intent to take part in terrorist activity'.
"On his phone, police found books including 'The Path to the Land of Battle' by an Al Qaeda figure, '39 Ways to Participate and Serve in Jihad', and copies of the IS magazine Dabiq."

Friday, 8 September 2017

Lammy Review, Lammy review: final report, 8 September 2017 "An independent review into the treatment of, and outcomes for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic individuals in the criminal justice system." Links to PDFs of the report, and Mr Lammy's letter to the PM.