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Messages of support amid irrational vilification

Following the reports last week by the Washington Post declaring the identity of "Jihadi John" as Londoner Mohammed Emwazi, CAGE issued statements regarding his case. In the interactions he had with CAGE it details the harassment he endured at the hands of security services. CAGE called for accountability for their actions, stating they cannot continue to operate without impunity. Despite the vilification leveled at CAGE, messages of support were received...

Mar 01, 2015 Editor Article
The Emwazi emails: CAGE releases its correspondences with Emwazi in full

The email communications were between CAGE and Mohammed Emwazi during the period of 2009 - January 2012. They document his persistence in accessing due process through legal, political, diplomatic and other channels over the entire period until our last contact with him in January 2012. The release includes mentions of his IPCC complaint, his efforts to discover why he was unable to travel back to Kuwait to start a new life amongst other details.

Feb 28, 2015 Editor Article
David Cameron orders inquiry into security services' complicity

(London, UK) The advocacy group CAGE today offered to meet Prime Minister David Cameron and London Mayor Boris Johnson following criticisms of the handling of the Jihadi John case. The London-based NGO says it has practical solutions and methods that will lead to mediation and resolution of conflicts. CAGE would welcome a full and frank discussion with politicians and other agencies involved in the issues.

Feb 27, 2015 Editor Press Release
جون الجهادي: جعلته بريطانيا متطرفًا‎

منذ 2001 قامت السلطات البريطانية بطريقة ممنهجة بإلقاء اللوم على المسلمين على أراضيها كالسبب الرئيسي في أعمال العنف في بريطانيا والخارج، بدلا من على سياستها الخارجية ووكالات الأمن بها.

Feb 27, 2015 Editor Article
'You're going to be followed...life will be harder for you': the story of Mohammed Emwazi

Mohammed Emwazi first came to CAGE in 2009 after being detained, interrogated and recruited by Mi5 on what was meant to be a safari holiday to Tanzania. Thereafter, the harassment continued and intensified which led to him losing two fiancée's, his job and new life in Kuwait. The harassment and abuse he suffered, was all without criminal charges ever being brought against him, with the legal remedies available to him failing...

Feb 26, 2015 Editor Article
Jihadi John: 'Radicalised' by Britain

Since 2001, the British authorities have systematically shifted the spotlight away from its foreign policy and its security agencies by placing blame for violence at home and abroad solely on Muslims. British security services have systematically engaged in the harassment of young Muslims, rendering their lives impossible and leaving them with no legal avenue to redress their situation.

Feb 26, 2015 Editor Press Release
5 steps to prevent “extremism” the French way

France has recently taken measures in order to avoid what it describes as “radicalism”, “extremism” and “jihadism”, in an attempt to follow the PREVENT blueprint implemented in the UK, which once started as just a policy but is now becoming law. This article takes you through the 5 step plan to identify and prevent extremism from a French perspective, through seemingly disproportionate and extrajudicial means.

Feb 20, 2015 Editor Article
CTS Act 2015: Where the law stands and where we go next

A community campaign was launched to #StopTheBill, a piece of legislation that will have a wide reaching impact, particularly against the Muslim community in Britain. Despite the large support this campaign received, this Bill has now been enacted into law. Though this may feel like the end - there are more actions that can be taken - here CAGE sets what you can do next.

Feb 13, 2015 Editor Article

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