03/07/2015 14:12 BST | Updated 03/07/2015 14:59 BST

#MessageToIsis Campaign Encourages People To Speak Out In Defiance Against Isis

A new campaign is encouraging people to tell militants from the so-called Islamic State (also known as Isis or Isil) terrorist group exactly what they think of them.

The Active Change Foundation (ACF) is encouraging social media users to use #MessageToIsis alongside tweets, selfies, vines and any other formats to give the terror group a piece of their mind and show that they are not scared of them.

The campaign’s launch video includes messages from young people including: “enough is enough”, “you have blood on your hands” and “you are not Muslims and you will be stopped”.

IS has used social media extensively in its propaganda and recruiting drive.

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#MessageToIsis encourage people to send messages of defiance directly to IS

Hanif Qadir, founder of ACF, said: “No longer can we stand by letting these animals hijack our faith and it is time for all of us to speak out.

“Let's all come together to send a strong #MessageToISIS and show them that they will be defeated.”


The London-based youth organisation had global success with its #NotInMyName drive.

The campaign saw young Muslims adding their voice to the fight against IS by denouncing their violent action.

It attracted attention around the world, with even Barack Obama name-checking the movement.