Wednesday, 8 October 2014

London raid update

Daily Mail, First picture of medical student dubbed The Surgeon who tweeted 'Oi lads I smell a war' hours before his was arrested as suspect in Jihadi terror raid "This is the trainee doctor dubbed 'The Surgeon' who tweeted: 'Oi lads... I smell war' shortly before he was arrested on suspicion of planning an Islamic State-linked murder plot on streets of Britain."

The Sun's campaign

The Sun, United against I.S. " THE Sun today calls on Britons of all faiths to unite to defeat IS fanatics — hours after an alleged plot by the terror group’s first UK cell was foiled by the security forces. " also see Nesrine Malik, The Guardian, The Sun’s ‘Unite against Isis’ campaign is a proxy for anti-Muslim bigotry I bought a copy (for academic purposes) - haven't had a chance to read it yet.

Everyday Muslim

Everyday Muslim "Everyday Muslim is a five-year project to create a central archive of Muslim lives, arts, education and cultures from across the UK.

"We will collect and document the presence of Muslims in Britain through images, interviews and documents. The aim is to build a comprehensive and unique portrayal of Muslim life that allows the community to take ownership of their history and heritage. The archive will be stored at Bishopsgate Institute in London but will also be accessible through our website."

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Lewthwaite 'training Islamic State suicide bombers' |

White Widow Samantha Lewthwaite 'training Islamic State suicide bombers' | UK | News | Daily Express: "The 30-year-old widow of Jermaine Lindsay - who killed 26 people when he blew himself up in the July 7 terrorist attacks in London in 2005 - is also thought to be helping the militants with their propaganda campaign."

British 'Islamic State Recruiter' Arrested

British 'Islamic State Recruiter' Arrested - Yahoo News UK:

"Samiun Rahman, who is from London, arrived in the country in February to find fighters for both IS and the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front, according to Monirul Islam, joint commissioner of the Detective and Criminal Intelligence Division (DCID)."

'Schoolgirl jihadis'

Schoolgirl jihadis: the female Islamists leaving home to join Isis fighters | World news | The Guardian "Hundreds of young women and girls are leaving their homes in western countries to join Islamic fighters in the Middle East, causing increasing concern among counter-terrorism investigators.

"Girls as young as 14 or 15 are travelling mainly to Syria to marry jihadis, bear their children and join communities of fighters, with a small number taking up arms. Many are recruited via social media."