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Dec 4, 2022 62 tweets 37 min read
UK government seized the opportunity of the Trojan Horse affair to launch a damaging Islamophobic attack, eagerly relayed by a racist press, on the Muslim community in Birmingham & beyond, abusing Ofsted & the Prevent strategy as blatant instruments of ideologically-driven policy

eagerly relayed by a racist press, on the Muslim community in Birmingham & beyond, abusing Ofsted & the Prevent strategy as blatant instruments of ideologically-driven policy

The various reports found no evidence of radicalisation or extremism but did find evidence of governance

Nov 14, 2022 156 tweets 41 min read
Here is a story about antisemitism on the British left.

Last May, Israel fought a brief war in the Gaza strip: over ten days they destroyed forty schools, four hospitals, and nearly a thousand buildings; they also snuffed out around 250 human lives. I went to a protest against the war in central London, not because I really thought it could change anything, but out of the usual obscure sense of duty and guilt. It was a fun day out. There were thousands of us there, filling up the streets; I kept running into people I knew.
Nov 14, 2022 11 tweets 3 min read
I grew up listening to conversation on Christian Zionism.
This idea developed after the Reformation, received clear articulation in 17th century England, flourished in the 1840s & has continued down to our own day anchoring much of the support for the policy of the Israeli govt This idea developed after the Reformation, received clear articulation in seventieth century England, flourished in the 1840s and has continued down to our own day anchoring much of the support for the policy of the Israeli government among North American evangelicals and others.
Nov 11, 2022 9 tweets 6 min read
discourse on ‘political Islam’ in the policy circles of
European elites as a manifestation of the further criminalization of Muslimness emanating from deradicalizion programs

Image Criminalising Muslim Agency
Nov 11, 2022 17 tweets 7 min read
“This is the background..
You couldn’t have created that Jewish exclusive state without oppressing or expelling the local population
It’s the longest ethnic cleansing operation in the 20th & 21st Century & it’s still ongoing “

From An Infant Survivor of the #Holocaust He compares the situation in Israel to his experience with the Holocaust. Maté writes, that “as a Jewish youngster growing up in Budapest, an infant survivor of the Nazi genocide, I was for years haunted by a question resounding in my brain with such force that sometimes my head
Nov 10, 2022 5 tweets 3 min read
1. Starts with what sounds like gunshots

How can we learn history, faith & politics on this tour of The Holy Land when Shapiro’s ignorant hatred is such he can’t name all three Abrahamic Faiths?

👇Cradle of Civilisation they want to demolish as you well know Very telling 54secs

The image of the holy site of the third Abrahamic faith in The Holy Land,

Whose Muslim Palestinians to this day hold the 800yr old key to Christianity’s most sacred place,
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Tour of History Faith Politics says Shapiro🤡
Nov 10, 2022 4 tweets 3 min read
Same strategy used by the establishment, refusing to hear the legitimate concern of parents, the primary educators

5000+ parents petitioned in 2014 warning of this Radical #RSE

Later volume of same No Outsiders project led to 2019 School Protests aka ‘Hateful Extremists’ Parents, mainly Muslims & Christian & some of no faith objected with legitimate concerns

No dialogue
Bear in mind, in 2019 Anderton Park HT said in an article that the word ‘consult’ (with parents) was inflammatory, so DfE guidelines = 🔥
to activists…
Nov 10, 2022 129 tweets 40 min read
Dangerous Minds’? Deconstructing Counter-Terrorism Discourse, Radicalisation and the ‘Psychological Vulnerability’ of Muslim Children and Young People in Britain

Vicki Coppock and Mark McGovern


Current British Government strategies to counter terrorism Image Current British Govt strategies to counter terrorism (exemplified in the #Prevent policy & #Channel programme) are based upon a problematic fusion of certain dominant explanatory models of the ‘causes of terrorism’ (specifically, ‘psychological vulnerability’ to ‘radicalisation’) Image
Nov 9, 2022 56 tweets 25 min read
Author of the classic Understanding Terror Networks, Sageman has become only more critical of the U.S. govt’s approach to the problem.

He argues that U.S. society has been transformed for the worse by an extreme overreaction to a limited threat—limited, he insists, Image by an extreme overreaction to a limited threat—limited, he insists, despite spectacular recent incidents, which he takes fully into account. Indeed, his discussion of just how limited the threat is marks a major contribution to the discussion and debate over the best way to a
Nov 9, 2022 12 tweets 2 min read
They wanted him to pose as a Muslim convert and infiltrate mosques throughout Southern California, home to an estimated half-million Muslims, a diverse set of Islamic worshippers living in shadows of Disneyland in sprawling Orange County. Monteilh spent the next 18 months secretly recording conversations with unsuspecting Muslims and providing intelligence back to the FBI about scores of men and women whose only apparent transgression was practicing their religion.
Oct 28, 2022 213 tweets >60 min read
A central topic for both papers, as for the world in general, is Palestine, Israel, the Middle East.
The topic is said by Freedland himself to have been his specialty for some 20 years. I have read through 100 of his writings on the subject in the Guardian, the Jewish Chronicle and conclude that their content should worry the Guardian staff, its readers and his employer The Scott Trust.
His support for Israel is unbalanced, violates the Guardian’s commitment to liberalism and is rooted in an ethnocentricity that enables him to alternatively
Oct 28, 2022 24 tweets 19 min read

All linked
Family of Queer Theory Projects No Outsiders Project 2006

1 Teacher-researcher Andrew Moffat collaborated with Educate & Celebrate in Birmingham 2013/14 on earlier volumes of his No Ousiders ethos

1st draft written in 2007 & he credited the NO’s team & project for his work
Oct 26, 2022 23 tweets 9 min read
It was a public inquisition of an alleged Muslim fifth column within our schools and public spaces that needed to be subdued, contained, and made a cautionary example
of This is a theme which has endured and sharpened over time. Yet we can note that an irony of the British political class which promotes the impression that it doesn’t ‘do God’, is that actually, it does.

We reassure ourselves that ours is not a militant secularism (as in France)
Oct 26, 2022 8 tweets 6 min read
The Israeli side of the Apartheid wall at the border of the worlds largest concentration camp, Gaza,
gives our rebranded Counter Terrorism Crew member, hope 🤔

CT crew keep us totally ignorant on Israeli terrorism/extremism/racism, Jewish supremacy

Part of the job surely ? ImageImage @WasiqUK apologise I must’ve missed your tweets on the lynching of a 70 yr old Jewish lady by settler terrorists

Jewish people recognising the humanity of Palestinians & standing in solidarity against Israeli terrorism is the meaning of ‘hope’
Doves of Peace & Hope 👇
Oct 26, 2022 4 tweets 5 min read
#EducateAndCelebrate Patron casts light w full frontal exposure

Collaborators w Andrew Moffat’s (earlier volume) of #NoOutsiders ethos (CHIPS) Anderton Park/Parkfield Birmingham Protest schools 2019

5000+ vilified parents petitioned Secretary for State of Education in 2014 ImageImageImageImage Anderton Park an E&C award school, embed Moffat’s/E&C collaboration in 2014 coercing parents/staff w #StonewallLaw & without parental knowledge

Parental bigotry was the framing

The antidote to counter the ‘extremist’ threat says HT James Barry
Queering the curriculum was aim ImageImageImageImage
Sep 23, 2022 18 tweets 5 min read
“Political end by litigious means”

In the 49-page ruling, the three-person tribunal comprehensively considered the 10 points of the detailed complaint, brought on behalf of Fraser by high-profile pro-Israel lawyer Anthony Julius.

#EqualityAct After dismissing each one of them in detail (“without substance … devoid of any merit … palpably groundless … untenable … obviously hopeless”), the document appears to foreclose the possibility of another such “lawfare” attack ever being brought to court again
Sep 23, 2022 27 tweets 11 min read
A new cache of leaked Labour documents shows how Israel lobby operatives worked against former leader Jeremy Corbyn from within the UK’s main opposition party… Israel lobbyist Luke Akehurst intervened to help save suspended right-wing Labour activist Luke Stanger from expulsion – despite a series of complaints of harassment & intimidation.
The leaked files also detail how Palestine solidarity activists & left-wingers were investigated
Sep 22, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
It’s hard to decide where to begin – with the daily apartheid, from the Palestinian farmer who tried to protect himself and his property from settler thugs and now his hands are crushed, and he’s been detained for two weeks while the settler who hurt him walks free? With the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh, followed by the IDF’s lying attempts to shirk all responsibility for the despicable crime and to back the soldiers who shot her when they saw that she was a journalist?
Sep 22, 2022 9 tweets 3 min read
Ofcom has cleared al-Jazeera of antisemitism and breaching impartiality rules over an undercover investigation that caught an Israeli embassy official plotting to “take down” British MPs regarded as hostile towards Israel… The media regulator investigated the Qatar-based broadcaster after receiving complaints about The Lobby, a four-part documentary investigating the political influence of the Israeli embassy in Britain.
Sep 22, 2022 6 tweets 8 min read
UK's main opposition party is run like #mafia
The #establishment media will ignore it, but it reveals a serious #crisis of #democracy in Britain

Sir @TrevorPTweets said in 2019 he thinks biggest threat to democracy after Brexit was Muslim protesters Birmingham, he will be livid @TrevorPTweets Silent since the opposition to the protesters,
‘Enemy At the Gates ‘
was exposed as #Stonewall,
the REAL playground bullies & mob of 2019 No Outsiders Panto

Please Sir, break your silence on

#Equality was core of the national debate

Sep 21, 2022 21 tweets 6 min read
As commander of the IDF paratrooper brigade, Halevi participated in the 2008-massacre in Gaza which Israel refers to as “Operation Cast Lead.”
It was an unprecedented assault against a defenseless civilian population; close to 1500 people were killed Image Thousands more were injured and an estimated twenty thousand people were made homeless.

The assault ended the day before Barack Obama was sworn in as President of the United States. Obama did not condemn the assault or the killing of civilians.