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What is to be done about al-Muhajiroun? Containing the emigrants in a democratic society

Dr Michael Kenney, Professor and Program Director of International Affairs, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh.

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What is to be done about al-Muhajiroun? Containing the emigrants in a democratic society

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Al-Muhajiroun is an outlawed network that seeks to create an Islamic state in Britain.

This paper explains the network’s ideological struggle and the challenges facing British authorities in stopping it.

Rather than increasing police powers to combat groups like al-Muhajiroun, the government should empower local communities and former activists who reject the network’s ideology.

Published 7 October 2019