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Salih Khater – Guilty of Trying to Kill Cyclists & Police Officers Outside the Houses of Parliament
July 17, 2019 By Faith Matters

Salih Khater – Guilty of Trying to Kill Cyclists & Police Officers Outside the Houses of Parliament

A student has been found guilty of trying to kill cyclists and police officers outside the Houses of Parliament. Salih Khater, 30, ploughed his Ford Fiesta into a pedestrian and a group of cyclists who had stopped at a red light in Parliament Square on August 14 last year. He then careered into a security […]

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Farhad Salah, Guilty of Terror Plot Using Bomb in Remote Controlled Vehicle
July 12, 2019 By Faith Matters

Farhad Salah, Guilty of Terror Plot Using Bomb in Remote Controlled Vehicle

An Iraqi-Kurd man has been found guilty of planning a terror attack using a bomb in a remotely-controlled vehicle. Farhad Salah, 24, was found guilty at Sheffield Crown Court on Friday of preparing to commit acts of terrorism. Jurors heard that Salah posted on social media about using a driverless car in an attack. But […]

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Tunisian PM bans face veils in public institutions after bombing
July 6, 2019 By Faith Matters

Tunisian PM bans face veils in public institutions after bombing

Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab, the full face veil, in public institutions for security reasons, an official source said on Friday. The decision follows a suicide bombing in Tunis by a wanted militant. Witnesses said the suicide bomber, who blew himself up on Tuesday, was disguised in a […]

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White Supremacist Youth in Court Accused of Plotting to Spark a ‘Race War’
July 3, 2019 By Faith Matters

White Supremacist Youth in Court Accused of Plotting to Spark a ‘Race War’

An alleged white supremacist has appeared in court accused of plotting an act of terror in a bid to bring about a race war. The 16-year-old boy, who cannot be named because of his age, was allegedly caught with a shopping list for a Molotov cocktail when he was arrested on March 13. The teenager, […]

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Terror Suspect, Mahdi Mohamud, Faces Charges After Stabbing Couple in Manchester
June 24, 2019 By Faith Matters

Terror Suspect, Mahdi Mohamud, Faces Charges After Stabbing Couple in Manchester

A terror suspect accused of attempted murder after a stabbing in Manchester on New Year’s Eve will stand trial in November. Mahdi Mohamud, 25, was arrested after a couple in their fifties were stabbed several times at the city’s Victoria railway station at around 9pm on December 31. Mohamud faces three counts of attempted murder […]

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Jihadi Jack Parents Found Guilty of Funding Terrorism
June 21, 2019 By Faith Matters

Jihadi Jack Parents Found Guilty of Funding Terrorism

The parents of a Muslim convert dubbed Jihadi Jack are facing jail after being found guilty of funding terrorism. Organic farmer John Letts, 58, and former Oxfam fundraising officer Sally Lane, 57, refused to believe their 18-year-old son Jack had become a dangerous extremist when they allowed him to travel, the Old Bailey heard. They […]

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Duke Of Sussex Branded ‘Race Traitor’ By Far-Right Extremists of Polish Heritage
June 17, 2019 By Faith Matters

Duke Of Sussex Branded ‘Race Traitor’ By Far-Right Extremists of Polish Heritage

The Duke of Sussex was branded a “race traitor” and pictured with a gun to his head in an image posted online by an extremist teenager. The image of Harry, against a blood-spattered background and featuring a swastika, was shared on a far-right social media platform last year. Michal Szewczuk, who is being sentenced for […]

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Twitter Takes Down Thousands Of Accounts Linked to Iran
June 13, 2019 By Faith Matters

Twitter Takes Down Thousands Of Accounts Linked to Iran

Twitter has removed almost 5,000 accounts it believes are linked to the Iranian government with the aim of manipulating conversations about political and social issues. The social network has been cracking down on state-backed information operations as part of an effort to clean up its platform of fake news. In its latest disclosure, Twitter removed […]

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Prevent Advisory Groups Within Areas Like Redbridge Are Inviting Groups Who Have a Torrid History
June 10, 2019 By Faith Matters

Prevent Advisory Groups Within Areas Like Redbridge Are Inviting Groups Who Have a Torrid History

We within Faith Matters, have made the decision to disengage from any further association with the Redbridge Prevent Advisory Group. This group, which is meant to provide advice, support and scrutiny where possible on local Prevent programmes, now constitutes of some individuals who are part of groups who see nothing positive in Prevent and who […]

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London Bridge Inquest Highlights the Hate of Khurram Butt & His Antisemitism
June 5, 2019 By Faith Matters

London Bridge Inquest Highlights the Hate of Khurram Butt & His Antisemitism

Police failures to investigate the gym attended by the London Bridge attackers and a primary school where two of them worked were “a very real missed opportunity” to stop the atrocity, an inquest has heard. Khuram Butt attended and worked at the Ummah Fitness Centre in Ilford which was run by a suspected extremist Sajeel […]

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