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The Persecution of Moazzam Begg

The Persecution of Moazzam Begg

  • October 02, 2014
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The collapse of the trial of Moazzam Begg is a cause for celebration for Begg and his family, and for all those who have insisted on his innocence for the last seven months.   But this outcome also raises disturbing questions about the persecution of a prominent Muslim activist who has also been an outspoken...

What is Moazzam Begg Doing in Jail?

What is Moazzam Begg Doing in Jail?

  • February 27, 2014
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A lot of people will be nodding with satisfaction at the news that the director of Cageprisoners Moazzam Begg has been arrested on suspicion of facilitating terrorism overseas. Begg has not been charged with anything so far, but West Midlands police are apparently investigating the possibility that he may have attended a ‘jihadist training camp’...

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