Maajid Nawaz wins Community Ally Award
Quilliam International’s founder, Maajid Nawaz won The Jewish News Community Ally award last night at the Night of Heroes 2018 awards for challenging anti-Semitism on his LBC radio show.
Maajid was presented the award by comedian and television personality David Walliams and Game of Thrones actress Laura Pradelska.
Photo credit: Black Ezra Photography.
Chief Executive Invited to U.S. House of Representatives
WASHINGTON – Qulliam International’s Chief Executive, Haras Rafiq has been invited to testify at a hearing entitled, “Women’s Role in Countering Terrorism,” to be held before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.
The hearing will examine women’s role as perpetrators and victims of terrorism as well as under-utilized resources in the fight against extremism.
Watch Maajid Nawaz accepting his Community Ally Award!
READ: Quilliam International’s founder, Maajid Nawaz features in this piece by The Times of Israel where he talks about his 5 years in an Egyptian prison for espousing extremism and the work of Quilliam in its efforts to counter-extremism.Read here
Quilliam International’s President Releases Briefing Paper
‘What’s wrong with current counter-terrorism efforts?’
by Noman Benotman.
This will be the first of a series of papers he will be releasing this year, you can download the Briefing Paper available in Arabic and English.download here
WATCH: Quilliam International’s Executive Director, North America, Dr Muhammad Fraser Rahim on Sky News discussing national security issues between the US and UK.
Executive Director Featured in AHA Foundation
Muhammad Fraser-Rahim, Executive Director, North America was featured in the AHA Foundation newsletter for Quilliam’s efforts in North America and efforts to challenge violent extremism.
WATCH: Muhammad Fraser-Rahim, Executive Director, North America gave the Friday Jummah Khutbah at Masjid Muhammad in Washington DC focusing on Tarbiyah (education) of the mind, body and soul.
WATCH: Quilliam International’s Senior Researcher, Dr Salah Al-Ansari on Sky News Arabic debate discussing returnee foreign fighters.read here
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Quilliam Joins New EU Project
AMSTERDAM – Quilliam International’s Muna Adil, Media Strategist and Researcher, recently attended the kickoff meeting in Amsterdam, Netherlands for a new EU project named Cohesion. This project will aim to create a curriculum that can be implemented in schools to teach resilience and build on children’s emotional literacy to equip them with the tools necessary to fight back against radicalisation and extremist narratives. Quilliam will partner with several other organisations to deliver this project over the next two years.
READ BLOG: Quilliam International’s Research Volunteer, Ella Kiley’s new piece on the UK Prevent Strategy – Critique of UN Special Rapporteur’s 2017 statement on the UK Prevent Strategy.READ HERE
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