Why CAGE will keep rattling the “white saviour industrial complex”

Following CAGE questioning the role the security services played in radicalising Mohammed Emwazi, individuals at CAGE came under attack and CAGE as an organisation sustained backlash for merely calling for accountability. In this piece, Dr Adnan Siddiqui discusses that by countering the War on Terror narrative, CAGE are attempting to move from a "politics of pity" that maintains an unjust Western superiority, to the politics of real justice, in order to really advance human rights.

Apr 30, 2015 Dr Adnan Siddiqui Article
CAGE responds to National Secular Society

The National Secular Society has raised a number of inaccuracies and baseless assertions, despite evidence to the contrary being publicly available. CAGE issues this response.

Apr 29, 2015 Editor Article
CAGE welcomes NUS opposition to PREVENT strategy and CTS Act

CAGE welcomes the National Union of Students (NUS UK) principled opposition to the government’s Counter Terrorism and Security Act and PREVENT.

Apr 28, 2015 Editor Press Release
Urgent appeal for Abu Taubah

Abu Taubah was a Marine in the US army, after embracing Islam he spent several years studying Islam until he was able to teach it himself. He was convicted of possessing a firearm and conspiracy to commit a fraudulent tax return. He is due to be sentenced on 30 April 2015 for these offences, the Judge is allowed to link him to terrorism in order to increase the sentence (even though there is no link to terrorism in this case).

Apr 20, 2015 Editor Article
Arrest of teenage girl shows UK government will criminalise potential behaviour

(London, UK) The arrest of Shilan Ozcelik, 18, for allegedly wanting to join the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) shows that the British government is using anti-terror legislation to criminalise young people and marginalise communities.

Apr 02, 2015 Editor Press Release
CAGE launches nationwide tour on CTS Act to educate community on their rights

SURVIVING THE CTS ACT 2015: What the CTS ACT means for you and your community

Mar 30, 2015 Editor Article
The prisoner and Qur'an: adding beauty to the darkness

This piece was written by Tarek Mehanna, currently detained in Marion CMU after being convicted of conspiracy and giving material support to terrorism. The American Civil Liberties Union has said that the verdict against him "undermines" free speech. Here, he discusses the beauty Allah has placed in the world around us as signs for those who reflect, and the beauty placed in the Qur'an and its recitation, as a way of illuminating and adding beauty to the darkness of prison.

Mar 25, 2015 Tarek Mehanna Article
What About Diego? What the Torture Report Missed

Alyssa Röhricht is an MA candidate who has been working with the Chagos Refugee Group in order to research and raise awareness about the ongoing plight of the Chagossian people. These people are the indigenous people who were exiled from their land, the Chagos Archipelago, in order to make room for the US military base there. In this piece she examines how the acts of torture, go far beyond just those perpetrated as part of the WoT but also against the Chaogassians too in their displacement.

Mar 24, 2015 Alyssa Röhricht Article

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