Category - terrorism

  • 7 Apr 2010

    Muslim and Sikh groups have praised the US Transportation Security Administration for rolling back screening rules on passengers arriving from 14 primarily Islamic countries.

  • 30 Jan 2010

    By far the scariest part of Tony Blair’s appearance at the Iraq War Inquiry was when he implied that it would be right to invade Iran.

  • 13 Jan 2010

    Anjem Choudary must be delighted. Despite representing very few people other than himself, he has now attracted so much publicity that his tiny group of extremists has been banned.

  • 13 Jan 2010

    Civil liberties campaigners, community leaders, progressive Muslims and commentators have expressed concern that the Home Secretary's ban on a hardline political Islamist organisation may prove counterproductive.

  • 12 Nov 2009

    Joe Glenton, a British soldier who refused to return to Afghanistan after developing a principled opposition to the war, has been re-arrested and charged with five more offences following his part in an anti-war demonstration.

  • 11 Mar 2009

    Over ten thousand people, including faith leaders, trade unionists and community groups, have attended a series of rallies across Northern Ireland to express opposition to the return of violence to the province.

  • 20 Feb 2009

    The government has withdrawn a widely used education pack from its teachernet website after complaints that helping children to understand what motivates terror attacks is 'dangerous'.

  • 27 Nov 2008

    The carnage in Mumbai in which gunmen have killed over a hundred people, injured many more and taken hostages, has shocked the world. It has thrown a spotlight on religious extremism of various kinds, writes Savi Hensman.

  • 27 Nov 2008

    A series of violent attacks has struck Mumbai, India’s commercial capital, killing many people. Hostages are being held and the situation beyond the tragic headlines is only just coming in to view, Ekklesia is learning.

  • 25 Jun 2008

    Many, including the Church of England, have argued that the government's 42 days detention without charge strategy is wrong - but what's the alternative?