In the Media

The Sunday Times: front page coverage of anti-IS fatwa authored by Dr Usama Hasan

The Sunday Times front-page article on the fatwa, authored by Quilliam’s Sheikh Dr Usama Hasan and supported by five of Britain’s most prominent imams, condemning Islamic State (IS). SOME of Britain’s most influential imams have condemned British Muslims fighting alongside Isis extremists in Iraq and Syria. They have issued a...
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Telegraph: Charlie Cooper on the need to stop terrorist acts from both Islamic State (IS) and Shi’ite militias in Iraq

Quilliam Researcher on jihadism in Syria and Iraq, Charlie Cooper, explores why the international community must treat terrorism at the hands of Iraqi Shi’ite militias just as seriously as it does the crimes carried out by Islamic State (IS). Amid last week’s media frenzy over the identity of “Jihadi John”,...
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War on the Rocks: Maajid Nawaz on why Islamists garner more support than liberal forces in the Middle East

Quilliam chairman and co-founder Maajid Nawaz, writing for War on the Rocks, explores what factors have hitherto made Islamist movements more effecting as political forces in the Middle East than their liberal, pro-democracy counterparts. Few could disagree that the Arab uprisings that first began to sweep across the Middle East...
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