BMSD Director Tehmina Kazi participates in the Global Network Initiative and Center for Democracy and Technology Roundtable on tackling online extremism – 16.10.2015
Context and objective: Ongoing conflict in Syria and Iraq, and terrorist attacks in several countries during 2014-2015 have created fresh impetus for new security measures and for greater cooperation amongst state security and intelligence agencies in Europe, the US and globally. Among the new measures being proposed and debated are laws designed to combat the…Details
BMSD Chair, Dr Nasreen Rehman with Maria Miller MP at the Women and Equalities Committee Consultation in Birmingham on 9th October 2015.Details
BMSD Director Tehmina Kazi: PM+ EU lacking effective response to extremist online propaganda, in EU Parliament magazine – 30.09.2015
Written by Tehmina Kazi on 30 September 2015 in Opinion Plus Who is controlling the counter-narratives to extremism? This is the question that many EU policymakers want answered, argues Tehmina Kazi. There are three aspects to any narrative: a storyline to communicate and legitimise a political or religious conviction, a call to action to defend…Details
This Wednesday, Pastor James McConnell, the former pastor of the largest church in Northern Ireland, will appear in court for describing Islam as “heathen” and “Satanic.” In a sermon that was broadcast at the Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle in May 2014 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUJFIMciQA8), McConnell boomed that Islam is a “doctrine spawned in Hell.” Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution…Details
BMSD Director Tehmina Kazi speaks at a European Foundation for Democracy roundtable on counter-narratives to extremism – 04.09.2015
BMSD Director Tehmina Kazi spoke at a roundtable in Brussels, on counter-narratives to extremism.