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Streetwork against Salafism: German civil society counter-radicalisation activism

In recent years, civil society-led efforts to prevent Muslim youths’ turn to Salafism have intensified. Often described in terms of ‘preventing violent extremism’ (PVE) or...

Qantara op-ed: Cutting suras to suit

At the end of April, the French daily Le Parisien published a manifesto on what is being referred to as 'new anti-Semitism'. About 300 renowned personalities...

IS and its media: Calling all suicide bombers

The media is playing its part in today's horror as "Islamic State" showcases its terrorists in magazines, videos and on the Internet to recruit...

Birmingham mosque teachers jailed for Koran boy beating

Two Islamic school teachers who beat a 10-year-old boy with a stick for reciting the Koran incorrectly have been jailed for a year. Mohammed...