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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’...

Something Dark at Nottingham University

  • May 05, 2011
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In July 2008 Rizwaan Sabir, a masters student at Nottingham University and Hicham Yezza, a former student who was working as a junior university administrator in the university’s School of Modern Languages, were arrested under the 2000 Terrorism Act for downloading terrorist materials.   The material in question included the so-called ‘Al Qaeda Training Manual’,...

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