WATCH: Quilliam International’s Head of Islamic Studies, Dr Usama Hasan, features in this BBC News story. The story uncovers the Manchester Didsbury Mosque’s extremist Imam who called for armed Jihad in his sermon in Manchester and his links to the Manchester Terrorist Salman Abedi.
LISTEN – Quilliam founder, Maajid Nawaz interviews the two authors and makers, Jonathan Hacker & Thomas Small behind the “fascinating” documentary Path Of Blood.Listen Here
Quilliam’s President Presents at the UN
ADDIS ADABA – Quilliam International’s President, Noman Benotman participated in a research seminar organised by the UNDP and ISS in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The seminar tackled the issue of ‘Reintegrating Fighters’. Noman discussed and explained the role of religion and religious leaders in the reintegration programs in his presentation.
READ: Manchester Didsbury mosque sermon ‘called for armed jihad’ says Quilliam’s Head of Islamic Studies Sheikh Dr Usama Hasan who is quoted as saying “From the context and the way these texts [the religious passages quoted within the sermon] are used they are clearly referring to military jihad to armed jihad”.
WATCH: Quilliam International’s Senior Researcher & Theologian Dr Salah al-Ansari also appeared on Al-Hadath News to discuss the terror attack in Westminster.
WATCH: Quilliam International’s Senior Researcher & Theologian Dr Salah al-Ansari Quilliam International’s Senior Researcher Dr Salah Al-Ansari appeared on Al-Ghad news to discuss Sharia Law in British Courts.
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Quilliam International Trains Unlocked Graduates
IPSWICH – Quilliam International’s Senior Researcher Dr Salah Al-Ansari delivered a training session to newly graduated students who will be working as prison officers in the UK on extremism in the prisons, root causes, and how to counter it.
The Unlocked Graduates who hosted the training is a two year leadership development programme for university graduates who will be working as prison officers across the south east of England with the aim of reducing reoffending rates. The training was attended by over 150 prison officers and other staff members.
The participant described the training as “fascinating, eye-opening and thought-provoking.”
Executive Director meets with Muslim Representatives
CHARLESTON – Quilliam International’s Executive Director, North America, Dr Muhammad Fraser-Rahim met with Muslim community representatives discussing the history of Islam in America and issues of tolerance, intra-Muslim dialogue and differing opinions in Islam.
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Quilliam attend CVE workshop in Morocco
CASABLANCA – Quilliam Artistic Director, Nazish Khan, and Media Strategist, Muna Adil, were recently invited to a week-long CVE workshop in Casablanca, Morocco by the Near East and South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, a US Department of Defense regional center geared toward international security cooperation in the Near East and South Asia (NESA). The workshop included members of the military, activists, researchers, and civil society organisations with the aim to bring together a mix of different approaches to tackling violent extremism.
The Quilliam Files Released
Quiliam International is pleased to present ‘The Quilliam Files’ by President, Noman Benotman.
In this first instalment titled ‘Are schools safe from extremism’ Noman spent two years studying extremism in schools, identifying indicators of extremism. Knowing these factors is key to countering extremist messages.
Read the full briefing here.