Hizb Ut Tahrir

Maajid Nawaz, Identity Politics, and the Dangerous Search for the "Community Representative"

David Browne | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education
David Browne

The treatment of Maajid Nawaz by the Guardian (in contrast to its recently-published interview with the leader of Hizb-ut-Tahrir in Britain) reveals a worrying trend in the British Left today, namely its fascination with the search for a Community Representative and the compartmentalising of identity.

Book Review: The Inevitable Caliphate: A History of the Struggle for Global Islamic Union, 1924 to the Present' by Reza Pankhurst

Faisal Hanif | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Politics
Faisal Hanif

Reza Pankhurst's latest work doesn't have the poetic endurance of Shakespeare but its central premise is concerned with the dilemma so eloquently posed by the master playwright in Hamlet. The tragedy of the Danish prince that has endured as a fictional masterpiece of English drama has played out in the Muslim conscious for nigh on a hundred years.

Institutionalising Gender Segregation: The Role of Universities and Students' Unions

Chris Moos | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Chris Moos

New evidence, which I will present here, suggests that gender segregation is not only tolerated, but often legitimised and institutionalised by the very universities and student representatives that are supposed to uphold and promote equality for all.

Time to End UK Government Reticence to Extremism

John Sargeant | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Politics
John Sargeant

The Prime Minister's Extremism Task Force report "Tackling extremism in the UK" has apologised for not doing enough to tackle islamic extermisim: We ...

Class B Extremism?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Politics

The Prime Minister is to launch a fresh bid to place new legal curbs on radical Islamist outfit Hizb ut-Tahrir, to quell concerns the group sees Briti...

Defending the Right of - Muslim - Students

Chris Moos | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Chris Moos

Whether or not students want to segregate, in a liberal and democratic society the right to practising one's faith stops where one starts imposing it on others. Contrary to what some assert, there is no right of the religiously observant to impose their sensibilities on others.

Lucy Sherriff

'Inaccurate Headlines And Exaggeration'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

An anti-extremism organisation has blamed "inaccurate" newspaper headlines for creating a public backlash in which the group was accused of leading a ...

Campus Extremism in 2012 Outlined

Rupert Sutton | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rupert Sutton

This info-graphic outlines our key findings from 2012, detailing the most frequently invited speakers, the number of events involved, and the ease with which material linked to the extremist Islamist organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir was shared on student social media.

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.

The Future of Campus Extremism?

Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens | Posted 08.01.2012 | UK Politics
Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens

The debate surrounding the presence of extremists on British university campuses was thrown wide-open again recently when the Provost of UCL, Malcolm ...