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In an exclusive interview with The Sunday Times, a cousin of Salman Abedi, the bomber responsible for the 2017 Manchester terror attack, discusses Abedi’s radicalisation. He says Abedi came from a strict Salafi family and was radicalised by family of an al-Qaeda terrorist.
The Islamophobia watch group, TellMAMA, reports of a threatening letter which publicises so-called ‘Punish a Muslim Day’, a day of violence against Muslims on April 3rd. The campaign encourages acts of violence such as pulling women’s headscarves and bombing mosques.
Khan’s reputation as a “mouthpiece” for the Home Office has caused her appointment to be criticised by a number of politicians and Muslim groups for alienating the British Muslim community from counter-extremism efforts.
Condemnations coming from Muslim individuals and groups in the UK and in Europe have multiplied after the attacks in Manchester. Like their national counterparts,...