Just say ‘no’ to violence: There’s a simple force in the Muslim Council of Britain’s message

by Rashmee

Posted on October 29, 2016


Last week, the Muslim Council of Britain, which describes itself as an independent non-sectarian umbrella body of more than 500 affiliates, voiced an idea breathtaking in its simplicity and power. The MCB said it would fight radicalization with a scheme that would focus on one message and one message alone. No violence. That’s right. Read … Continue reading “Just say ‘no’ to violence: There’s a simple force in the Muslim Council of Britain’s message”

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Isil’s British convert brings to mind this letter to Muslims in the West

by Rashmee

Posted on January 6, 2016


Now that the main suspect in Isil’s latest propaganda video is thought to be British convert to Islam Siddhartha Dhar (Abu Rumaysah), Haroon Moghul’s letter to a young Muslim in the West comes to mind. Mr Moghul addressed his fellow 30 million Western Muslims, spread out across Europe (excluding Russia), the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. … Continue reading “Isil’s British convert brings to mind this letter to Muslims in the West”

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Isil’s tech and propaganda progress: a new app and a nasheed in Mandarin

by Rashmee

Posted on December 14, 2015


Following on from news of Isil’s losing streak on both the digital and real battlefield – Sinjar, oilfields, internet space – here’s what it is still doing right: ** It has released a rebranded version of its smartphone app, allowing instant download of many of its chilling videos ** It has just issued a catchy nasheed, … Continue reading “Isil’s tech and propaganda progress: a new app and a nasheed in Mandarin”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK