Thursday, 27 November 2014

Terror suspect posts image of baby

BBC, Terror suspect posts image of baby "A terrorism suspect [Abu Rumaysah] who skipped bail in London has apparently released an image he claims shows him with his newborn son in the Islamic State (IS)."

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Training camp leads to imprisonment

BBC News, Britons jailed over Syria terror camp, 26 Nov 2014 "Mohommod Nawaz, 30, and Hamza Nawaz, 24, both from Stratford, east London, were sentenced to four-and-a-half years and three years respectively."

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Conservative Muslims, Liberal Britain, Analysis

Conservative Muslims, Liberal Britain, Analysis - BBC Radio 4 "The recent so called Trojan Horse dispute in some Birmingham schools shone a light on how separately from the liberal British mainstream a significant conservative bloc of British Muslims wants to live. Although some Muslim parents objected, most seemed happy to go along with rigorous gender segregation, the rejection of sex education and ban on music and arts lessons.



"Why is it that so many British Muslims - especially from Pakistani and Bangladeshi backgrounds - seem to be converging much more slowly, if at all, on liberal British norms? Is this a problem in a liberal society and what are the future trends likely to be?"

Lee Rigby murder ‘could have been prevented’ if online exchange revealed

Guardian, Lee Rigby murder ‘could have been prevented’ if online exchange revealed

Trojan Horse: Schools will have legal duty to fight extremism

Birmingham Mail, Trojan Horse: Schools will have legal duty to fight extremism "New laws will place every school under a legal duty to fight against extremism, Home Secretary Theresa May has announced."

Sharia law guidelines abandoned as Law Society apologises

Sharia law guidelines abandoned as Law Society apologises - Telegraph "Law Society apologises over advice to solicitors on how to draw up Sharia-style wills penalising widows and non-believers."