Not only hoodlums, outcasts, or high school dropouts become indoctrinated into extreme organizations. According to psychologists, “Radicalization is a psychological trajectory that, given the right circumstances, can happen to any person, group or nation.”
Soaring knife and gun violence in Sadiq Khan’s London has made many teenagers ‘too scared to leave the house’, a community meeting in Hackney has heard.
At an event on the “crisis situation” caused by violent crime in the borough, where six people have been murdered this year, community safety chief Cllr Caroline Selman said the spike in violence was making young people fearful.“One of the most heartbreaking things over the Easter holidays was how many young people were talking about how scared they were to go out,” she said, speaking at a church in Stoke Newington close to where a man was stabbed to death in January,
For those of you who did not see his documentary on jihad groups in the west, here is the segment on the USA. The segment on France, which is much more frightening apparently, is in the works I am told. But to get an idea of why this person’s opinion matters, you can see the segment that is available here.
United Nations Migration Agency Director-General William Lacy Swing has issued a barely concealed attack on the U.S. President, claimed mass migration is in the “national interest”, and that concerns about migrants are based on “false stereotypes and unfounded fear”.
A Tulsa woman who was captured on Tuesday after police said she stabbed her 11-year-old daughter and left home with her 8-year-old daughter, said she committed the acts after becoming angry about the children’s behavior while reading and looking at her, police said.
There’s a guy walking about freely in Toronto bragging to the media about going abroad to join the Islamic State. He’s told The New York Times he killed people (executed them in the head, to be precise). Although he’s walked that part back.
There is a two-tier justice system in Pakistan, which essentially means that Christians and other non-Muslims rarely get justice. If there were any country in which Muslims were treated the way Christians are in Pakistan, there would be screaming international headlines for weeks or longer. But no one will take any particular note of this.
Despite his years of denouncing religion, Richard Dawkins does not welcome a European future without Christianity.
On Wednesday, the atheist author and evolutionary biologist warned those inclined to “rejoice at the death throes of the relatively benign Christian religion” to keep in mind the danger of “something worse” taking its place.
A week before Corey Johnson confessed to stabbing three people — one of them fatally — in a Palm Beach Gardens home, authorities were discussing pending federal criminal charges against the 17-year-old, according to a Jupiter police report.
Johnson was arrested Monday on charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder after investigators say he killed 13-year-old Jovanni Sierra and stabbed Elaine Simon, 43, and her son 13-year-old, Dane Bancroft, during a sleepover at a home in BallenIsles County Club.
Islamic State-linked media on Thursday released an audio clip purporting to be a message from the group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as the militants continued to lose control of territory inside their self-styled caliphate in Syria and Iraq.
The audio clip, which was broadcast by IS’s al-Furqan outlet, is the first purported recording of Baghdadi to be released in 11 months and follows numerous claims by the Russian and Syrian governments that he has been killed.
In the clip, an individual identified as Baghdadi can be heard speaking for 46 minutes in which he tells his followers that he is “certain that bloodshed in Mosul, Raqqa, Sirt, Ramadi and Hama will eventually lead to the downfall of tyrants.”