Imran Awan

Imran Awan is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology at Birmingham City University.  He is an expert on Muslim communities, cyber hate, counter-terrorism and policing issues.  He is the co-editor of 'Policing Cyber Hate, Cyber Threats and Cyber Terrorism' (2012) and 'Extremism, Counter-Terrorism and Policing' (2013) and a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, the Guardian, the New Statesman, Al Jazeera and the Independent.

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    I am a Muslim, not a terrorist
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    The UK Government's Extremism Taskforce report came out yesterday, containing recommendations that will simply further stigmatise Muslim communities. A drastic change in how we talk about "terrorism" is needed, not to mention counter-terrorism policies based on the risks we actually face.

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