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Boko Haram

DEFYING EXTREMISM: GENDERED RESPONSES TO RELIGIOUS VIOLENCE

DATE : November 22, 2014 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

November 20 – 21, 2014 Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, San Diego http://www.sandiego.edu/peacestudies I was honoured to be part of this conference for a panel titled “Started From my Living Room: community based models for anti-radicalization and reformation”. Before coming to this conference, I had no idea what it entailed and upon […]

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FROM BRUNEI TO BOKO HARAM – MERELY DEFLECTION – Gatestone Institute

DATE : May 29, 2014 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

From Brunei to Boko Haram: Merely Deflection by Raheel Raza May 29, 2014 at 5:00 am http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4332/boko-haram-abduction Boko Haram’s members justify their acts in the name of Islam, and Muslim leaders are intimidated into silence. Add to this a hatred for the West and its values, and you have an explosive combination of violence and […]

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BRING BACK OUR GIRLS

DATE : May 9, 2014 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Bring Back Our Girls: That Happened by Libby Lowe on May 9, 2014 in News & Culture     ColumnOn April 14th, approximately 300 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped by Islamic extremists. It took about two weeks for most of the world to notice. This was the lead headline on CNN’s U.S. homepage on May 6th: “276 […]

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