18/06/2018 – Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. Admits It Was Wrong, Apologizes to Quilliam and Maajid Nawaz for Field Guide to Anti-Muslim Extremists, and Agrees to Pay $3.375 Million Settlement

MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA — The Southern Poverty Law Center, Inc. has apologized to Quilliam and its founder Maajid Nawaz for wrongly naming them in its controversial Field Guide to Anti-Muslim Extremists.


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LISTEN – Quilliam founder, Maajid Nawaz on his LBC radio show questions whether society is still coming to terms with extremism and terrorism after 7/7, as “we still struggle to understand how best to tackle it.”


LISTEN – Quilliam International’s Head of Islamic Studies, Dr Usama Hasan on BBC Radio 4’s Thought for the day discussing the holy month of Ramadan and Eid titled ‘Ramadan and Eid: Patience and Gratitude’.


WATCH: In a public statement, the SPLC’s president, Richard Cohen, explained that “Mr. Nawaz and Quilliam have made valuable and important contributions to public discourse, including by promoting pluralism and condemning both anti-Muslim bigotry and Islamist extremism.” Watch Mr. Cohen’s complete statement here.

Quilliam Invited to UN Conference on Terrorism

NEW YORK – Quilliam’s International’s President Noman Benotman has been invited to participate at the UN conference on 29th of June.

The conference will provide an opportunity for Member States, International and regional organizations and civil society to forge new partnerships and address the complex and transnational threats we face with terrorism.

In an Out of Extremism USA

by Muhammad Fraser-Rahim


Noman Benotman Speaks on a Panel at the Frontline Club

LONDON – Quilliam International’s President Noman Benotman shared a panel with Patrick Cockburn and Peter van Agtmael at the Frontline Club for the launch of the first in a series of publications entitled ‘Magnum Chronicles’.

In his panel talk, Noman delivered a brief history of Jihadism in the 20th century, including his personal experiences leading up to ISIS and explained how ISIS is the latest version of violent extremism but not the last. Noman also explained how the war on terror and extremism will end up taking an entire generation.

ABUJA – Quilliam International’s Dr Muhammad Fraser-Rahim, Executive Director, North America, travelled to Nigeria to conduct training with civil society organizations to combat extremism and on issues of critical thinking to aide in terrorism prevention. Muhammad also engaged in high level meetings centering around rehabilitation, reintegration and deradicalization.

Tackling Terror: A Response to Takfiri Terrorist Theology

by Salah Al-Ansari & Usama Hasan
Foreword by Adam Deen
Introducton by Maajid Nawaz

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Quilliam’s President Presents Keynote Speech a Cranfield University

CRANFIELD – Quilliam International’s President, Noman Benotman, delivered the keynote speech at Cranfield Defence and Security (Cranfield University) Countering Violent Extremism symposium.

In Nomans’s keynote speech he explained how the development and the evolution of jihadism has transformed in the Middle East as jihadist groups fighting local governments have now become a global war against the West. He also urged European governments to revisit their understanding on countering violent extremism & terrorism and how there are three levels of conflicts they should tailor their policies to in order to match the struggle against extremism as a comprehensive approach.

WATCH: Quilliam International’s founder, Maajid Nawaz’s message to our supporters and extending an invitation to the SPLC to come work together in solidarity to challenge the ‘triple threat’ facing the world at the moment far-Left, far-Right and Islamist extremism.

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READ: The Investigative Project on Terrorism Exclusive titled ‘PR Firm Tied to CAIR Linked to Sliming of Quilliam International and its founder Maajid Nawaz.’

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READ: Quilliam International’s founder Maajid Nawaz in an exclusive interview with Christopher Dickey in The Daily Beast explains how The SPLC has become a leading force in the struggle against bigotry, but a mistake calling an anti-extremist an extremist just cost them millions.

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READ: Quilliam International and its founder Maajid Nawaz’s worldwide media coverage after the SPLC apologises, admits it was wrong and agrees to settle. The story featured in the Washington Examiner, Washington Times, New York Post, Newsweek, Financial Times, Commentary Magazine, Hot Air, CNBC, Daily Signal, Patheos & Fox News to name a few. Read the full coverage on the hyperlinks above.

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Maajid Nawaz Speaks at al-Quds Counter Demo


LONDON – Quilliam International’s founder attended the al-Quds counter demo organised by the Zionist Federation and spoke out against the anti-Semitic, terrorist glorifying, pro-Hizbollah Islamist rally named ‘al-Quds day’, which is backed by theocratic Iran that took place in London on Sunday.