Invitation to Quilliam’s Winter Gala 2018

Quilliam International would like to invite you to its Winter Gala in support of Muslims and Jews standing together against Anti-Semitism and Anti-Muslim hatred #Solidarity. The event will be held at a secret central London venue on Thursday, November 1st.

The evening will be hosted by TV Personality, Saira Khan, and Game of Thrones actress, Laura Pradelska. Our annual Gala is a rare opportunity to engage with leading figures and network with the informed, the influential and the in touch.


Join  Quilliam Circle, our civil society movement against extremism today to receive discounted tickets.

LISTEN – Quilliam founder, Maajid Nawaz on his LBC radio show speaking to a caller who wished the ‘bottom of hell fire’ for Maajid Nawaz had a difficult time convincing he wasn’t at all angry over the Marks and Spencer hijab row.


Quilliam’s STEER training
Looking for Prevent training? Quilliam’s Prevent training empowers teachers to confidently deal with and spot early signs of radicalisation.
Click here.

Enough is Enough: Quilliam and Maajid do not ‘Peddle Islamophobia’

Quilliam International’s Chief Executive, Haras Rafiq writes about The Guardian US who is the latest organisation to accept that it is untrue to describe Quilliam and Maajid Nawaz as promoters of hatred against Muslims and to amend an article to recognise that fact.

The Guardian chose to publish an article written by someone called Khaled Beydoun, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. The article was entitled: “US liberal Islamophobia is rising 2 and more insidious than rightwing bigotry”.

Read here.

Read our letter to The Guardian US from our US lawyers Claire Locke here

Quilliam to Launch Art Exhibition in Jerusalem

We at Quilliam International are very proud of this groundbreaking art exhibition in Jerusalem we’re involved in commissioning with Rachel Maggart.

The Unmarked Body
opens 26th October 2018.


Executive Director Speaks at Yale University

WASHINGTON DC – Quilliam International’s Executive Director, Dr Muhammad Fraser-Rahim, was a keynote speaker at the DHS funded U.S. Institute of Peace symposium to challenge extremism.

Muhammad along with other leading experts partnered with the oldest and indigenous Muslim community in America, including Masjid Muhammad, an 80-year-old mosque based in Washington, DC.

Listen to Quilliam International’s Head of Islamic Studies, Dr Usama Hasan, on talkRADIO with Julia Hartley-Brewer discussing Anjem Choudhary’s release from prison on license and what this could mean for him.
Listen here.

WATCH: Quilliam International’s Director of Policy, David Toube, featured in the BBC London News report on the security concerns that have been raised about the imminent release of the radical preacher Anjem Choudary by Home Affairs reporter Catherine Carpenter.

Listen to Quilliam International’s Director of Policy, David Toube, on talkRadio with Mike Graham discussing the conditions of Anjem Choudary’s release, extremism and much more.
Listen here.

Quilliam Present to the Danish Institute for Study Abroad

LONDON – Quilliam International’s Head of Islamic Studies, Dr Usama Hasan, and Senior Researcher, Dr Salah al-Ansari, presented Quilliam’s work on tackling extremist ideology to a group of 20+ USA undergraduate university students as part of their European tour with the Danish Institute for Study Abroad.

The 2-hour presentation included a lively Q&A session.  Quilliam offers similar training to all levels of school, college and university students.  Please contact us if you would like to benefit from our expertise here.

KENYA – Mohammed Fatah, Senior Fellow, Quilliam International, presented in Kenya to Government and civil society on the issues of violent extremism and the emerging threats from Africa based and transnational Islamist based extremist networks.

LISTEN: Quilliam International’s Director of Policy, David Toube, discusses the issues around Anjem Choudary’s release from prison on BBC Three Counties Radio with Roberto Perrone.
Listen here.

Listen to Next in Q Episode 2 Featuring Noman Benotman

Listen to our Podcast Next in Q titled ‘Fighting Extremism: From Soviets to ISIS’ as Quilliam International’s President, Noman Benotman, and host Executive Director, Dr Muhammad Fraser-Rahim, continue their fascinating discussion.

Listen here.
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Read our Q Perspective

Q Perspective – Read this fascinating piece discussing how American Muslims are well placed to offer an Islam which is simultaneously fresh, timeless and utterly unique by Quilliam International’s Executive Director, Dr Muhammad Fraser-Rahim.
Read here.

Q Perspective – Read this piece on Religious Hate Crimes: Muslims and Jews are the two biggest losers by Quilliam’s Director of Policy, David Toube.
Read here.

Q Perspective by Quilliam’s Senior Fellow, Mo Fatah, on the first year anniversary of Mogadishu bombing and the evolving terrorism threat.
Read here.