Extremism on Campus

LSE Students' Union Slams Controversial 'Student Rights' Group

Mohamed Harrath | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Mohamed Harrath

Students' unions across London including at UCL, Goldsmiths, Birkbeck, and LSE, have adopted 'no-engagement' policies against Student Rights with more unions expected to pass the motion in coming weeks.

Weaving a Narrative of Demonization

Dr. Hisham Omara | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Dr. Hisham Omara

Anti-Muslim rhetoric has reached such a fever pitch, and in the least expected places of all; British universities - which were once the beacons of free thinking and tolerance.

It's Time to Stop Demonising Muslim Students

Mohamed Harrath | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Mohamed Harrath

The Times featured a piece yesterday headlined 'Extremists preaching to students in Britain'. This conflation of extremism with increased religiosity and religious observance is indicative of just how muddled and confused the debate around campus extremism has become.

Lucy Sherriff

'We're Demonised'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Muslim students have lashed out at claims in a study that extremists are segregating and denigrating women, saying they are being "increasingly demoni...

False Accusations of Violent Threats are a Cowardly Way to Avoid Debate

Rupert Sutton | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Rupert Sutton

Recently my organisation reported on the cancellation of an event at the University of Westminster which was due to feature Jamal Harwood, a senior member of the Islamist organisation Hizb-ut-Tahrir, as one of its speakers.