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Three dead in Reading terror attack

Khairi Saadallah stabbed and killed three people in Reading on Saturday. Police have now announced they are treating it as a terrorist attack. Saadallah, a 25-year-old Libyan refugee, was arrested at the scene of the crime. He was rearrested this morning under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, say reports from Counter Terrorism Policing…

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China’s re-education camps: Xinjiang

Following years of silence and denial of the existence of their internment camps, the Chinese government released a report addressing the matter on October 16, 2018. Built for the purpose of detaining Uyghur’s – a group of Turkish Muslims – the camps were depicted in the report as a place of study and re-education for…

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IS bride Shamima Begum wants to return to UK

Shamima Begum, one of the three schoolgirls who left London to join so-called ISIS in 2015, has admitted the she has no regrets about joining the group, but now wants to return to the UK. In an interview with The Times, the 19-year-old described finding heads in bins and losing two children to illness during…

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‘Shamima Begum is a victim of terrorism’

In 2015, 15-year-old British citizen Shamima Begum ran away from her life in Bethnal Green, London, with two other classmates to join so-called Islamic State (IS). This month a British reporter from The Times found her at a Syrian refugee camp after fleeing war-torn Baghuz. She’s now 19 and has made a plea to the…

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Response: Trump: not a portrayal, but a reflection

The comment piece ‘Trump: wrongly portrayed?’ published in the last issue of Concrete struck me as missing the mark. To claim it’s the media’s responsibility to stop ‘playing Mr Trump’s game and fuelling this social divide’ not only ignores the media’s responsibility to keep citizens informed of the latest comments and actions of the leader…

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