The truth about US involvement in Syria is far more complicated than Donald Trump wants you to think

In April, I entered Deir Hafer. Isis had just fled for their lives, leaving their infamous black flags, crucifixion posts, arms factories and black-painted Islamic courtrooms still intact. And yet Washington still maintains that the Syrians don’t fight Isis Robert Fisk Beirut @indyvoices A member of the Syrian pro-government forces carries an Isis […]

There is not a place in paradise awaiting terrorists – but there are abusive hate preachers who exploit vulnerable young Muslims in this life

There are no violent, extremist or provocative verses in the Quran, only distorted, misquoted and purposefully misinterpreted ones Atif Rashid @tif_49 85 comments The anti-Islam bandwagon has resurfaced in the wake of theManchester attack, led by extremist commentators and a whole host of Islamophobes on social media. They reaffirm false […]

Switzerland: NEW INTELLIGENCE CATEGORY: Ninety people identified as being ‘at risk’ of jihadism

MAY 2, 2017 – The intelligence service, headquartered in Bern, released the new category and figures as part of its annual report. (Keystone) Switzerland’s intelligence service has created a new category for identifying and describing the estimated 90 individuals who could have connections to terrorist activity. The new “at risk” […]

Croydon ‘hate crime’: Teenage girl among three more arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after attack on asylum seeker boy

The 17-year-old among three more people picked up by police, bringing the total number of arrests to nine Chantal Da Silva @chantaladasilva A teenage girl was among three more people arrested over a “brutal” suspected hate crime which left a teenage asylum seeker with a fractured skull and a blood […]