David Cameron orders inquiry into security services complicity

(London, UK) The advocacy group CAGE today offered to meet Prime Minister David Cameron and London Mayor Boris Johnson following criticisms of the handling of the Jihadi John case. The London-based NGO says it has practical solutions and methods that will lead to mediation and resolution of conflicts. CAGE would welcome a full and frank discussion with politicians and other agencies involved in the issues.

Feb 27, 2015 Editor Press Release
جون الجهادي: جعلته بريطانيا متطرفًا‎

منذ 2001 قامت السلطات البريطانية بطريقة ممنهجة بإلقاء اللوم على المسلمين على أراضيها كالسبب الرئيسي في أعمال العنف في بريطانيا والخارج، بدلا من على سياستها الخارجية ووكالات الأمن بها.

Feb 27, 2015 Editor Article
'You're going to be will be harder for you': the story of Mohammed Emwazi

Mohammed Emwazi first came to CAGE in 2009 after being detained, interrogated and recruited by Mi5 on what was meant to be a safari holiday to Tanzania. Thereafter, the harassment continued and intensified which led to him losing two fiancée's, his job and new life in Kuwait. The harassment and abuse he suffered, was all without criminal charges ever being brought against him, with the legal remedies available to him failing...

Feb 26, 2015 Editor Article
Jihadi John: 'Radicalised' by Britain

Since 2001, the British authorities have systematically shifted the spotlight away from its foreign policy and its security agencies by placing blame for violence at home and abroad solely on Muslims. British security services have systematically engaged in the harassment of young Muslims, rendering their lives impossible and leaving them with no legal avenue to redress their situation.

Feb 26, 2015 Editor Press Release
5 steps to prevent “extremism” the French way

France has recently taken measures in order to avoid what it describes as “radicalism”, “extremism” and “jihadism”, in an attempt to follow the PREVENT blueprint implemented in the UK, which once started as just a policy but is now becoming law. This article takes you through the 5 step plan to identify and prevent extremism from a French perspective, through seemingly disproportionate and extrajudicial means.

Feb 20, 2015 Editor Article
CTS Act 2015: Where the law stands and where we go next

A community campaign was launched to #StopTheBill, a piece of legislation that will have a wide reaching impact, particularly against the Muslim community in Britain. Despite the large support this campaign received, this Bill has now been enacted into law. Though this may feel like the end - there are more actions that can be taken - here CAGE sets what you can do next.

Feb 13, 2015 Editor Article
Counter-terrorism and Security Act: battle not over yet

It must be a sign of the times that as we mark 800 years of Magna Carta we expect a law that will tear it to shreds to pass through parliament largely unscathed. The Counter-terrorism and Security Act, which was given Royal Assent yesterday...

Feb 13, 2015 Editor Press Release
What to do in the case of an arrest

This advice was developed for anyone who will face the police at their home and potentially thereafter face arrest and interview. It sets out practical steps on how to cope in such a high pressured situation and what you should keep in mind whilst it is happening.

Feb 11, 2015 CAGEsisters Article

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