Criminalising Muslim Dissent is NOT Counter-Terrorism

The rights of Muslims to dissent under the First Amendment is under threat by President Donald Trump The first amendment was created after the experience of a repressive English state, highlighting the importance of the freedom of speech and thought to prevent the emergence of authoritarian regimes. Donald Trump has entered negotiations surrounding the designation…

Terror in Sri Lanka

Hundreds of people murdered or injured while practising their faith. Thousands lost a loved one. Millions affected. My immediate response is resonant to a couple of weeks ago in Christchurch. Horrified and Devastated. Helpless victims. On a day of great joy and hope, that was brutally robbed from those people. It raises the question once…

Terrorism and the Media

Would there still be worldwide terrorism if the media wasn’t involved? “Terror at London Bridge” (Sunday Express, June 4, 2017) Terrorism. It seems to be on the cover of every newspaper or the key story of a news bulletin at least once a week and there seems to be no indication of it slowing down.…