Hasan Afzal
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Hasan Afzal is Director of StandforPeace, a voluntary Jewish-Muslim interfaith organisation set-up to provide a rational discussion of the Middle East, the ideological forces which perpetuate violence; and also challenge the extremism that additionally manifests right here in Britain, especially in our universities. His work has been featured in The Guardian, The Jerusalem Post, Frontpage Magazine, The Jewish Chronicle and ConservativeHome.

You can contact him, by email: office (at) standforpeace (dot) org (dot) uk.

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Is FOSIS Training the Violent Extremists of Tomorrow?

(8) Comments | Posted 2 February 2012 | (23:00)

University Islamic Societies have been described as 'conveyor belts' for extremism and terrorism. There may be some truth in this. After all, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, better known to you and I as the underwear bomber, who tried to make a martyr of himself by attempting to detonate a bomb...

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UCL's Malcolm Grant and Extremists: Making It Up As He Goes Along

(2) Comments | Posted 25 October 2011 | (00:00)

Compared to previous years, the number of hate preachers invited by University Islamic Societies this year has been relatively low. However, an upcoming guest of the UCL Medical School Islamic Society has dampened our hopes.

On October 28th of this month, the UCL Medical School (a branch of the University...

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Extremism in Abdul Bari's Mosque

(5) Comments | Posted 21 September 2011 | (00:00)

As the world paused on Sunday to commemorate the 9/11 terrorist attacks, much ink has been spilled over their legacy.

In Muhammed Abdul Bari's recent piece for the Huffington Post, he claims:

Almost all mainstream Muslim organisations were put in the dock. Fear of Islamism was used to...

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