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."

KFC hand-wipes halal mix-up

KFC leaves Muslims baffled after branch drops alcohol hand-wipes in halal mix-up - Telegraph "Muslim leaders have voiced bewilderment after a branch of Kentucky Fried Chicken refused to give customers hand-wipes containing alcohol for fear that doing so would cause offence."

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Islamic State and Rotherham abuse 'fuelling far right'

BBC News - Islamic State and Rotherham abuse 'fuelling far right': "Islamic State extremism and the Rotherham abuse scandal are fuelling a far-right backlash in the UK, one of the Home Office's most senior advisers on right-wing extremism has said."

Somalis in Leicester

Somalis in Leicester | Open Society Foundations (OSF):  "Somalis in Leicester explores the views and experiences of Somali communities living in Leicester, focusing on five areas of local policy—employment, education, health, political participation, and policing—as well as broader themes of belonging and identity."