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Home Affairs Correspondent — Channel 4 News
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Young Towie fan mum leaves for Syria with toddler

channel4.com — It is understood that Tareena Shakil told her family she was going on holiday to Spain with her son Zaheem. But she then contacted her family to tell them she had in fact flown to Turkey and crossed the border into Syria.

Bolton teacher Jamshed Javeed admits terrorism charges

channel4.com — 30-year-old Jamshed Javeed is described by his former pupils at Sharples High School in Bolton as an "excellent" and "inspiring" teacher. Yet according to Greater Manchester police, he became rapidly radicalised, from living an ordinary western lifestyle with a stable family background to someone who was determined to travel to Syria and fight for Isis, now known as the Islamic State group.

Should Rochdale cab firm let customers shun Asian drivers?

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. The manager of a Rochdale taxi firm says he is trying to "provide the customers with what they're asking for" when they ask for a white driver, and they would go elsewhere if he refused.

Moazzam Begg: 'I'm not a fighter' - extended interview

channel4.com — When Moazzam Begg's trial was suddenly abandoned just days before it was due to begin, it took many people by surprise. But not Mr Begg himself: "I knew that I would never have been convicted. Although I was glad to be freed, I also wish I had had my day in court.

Begg: 'MI5 gave the green light to go to Syria'

channel4.com — EXCLUSIVE: Moazzam Begg tells Channel 4 News that MI5 gave him the green light to go to Syria. So why was he charged with terror offences and locked up for seven months? Darshna Soni reports.

Charges dropped against ex-Guantanamo inmate Moazzam Begg

channel4.com — Moazzam Begg's trial was due to start on Monday and its not clear why the charges against him have suddenly been dropped. The Crown Prosecution Service and the police will be left facing many questions about the decision. The charges were all connected to the conflict in Syria and included an allegation that he attended a terrorist training camp there.

Can returning jihadis be reintegrated into society?

channel4.com — Inside the Marselisborg Memorial Park in Aarhus, a long, curved wall bears the names of 4,000 conscripted soldiers who lost their lives in the First World War. But the young man who stands before it has come to commemorate 15 other Danes he believes are also heroes - jihadis who have been killed fighting in Syria.

British IS fighters express glee over journalist's murder

channel4.com — As the security services try to identify the man who murdered the American journalist James Foley, they will be monitoring the social media accounts of British jihadis known to be fighting in Syria. From Twitter to Tumblr, many of the young men who have joined the Islamic State have been documenting their paths to jihad and encouraging other Brits to follow them.

Jihadi wife guilty over 'cash in knickers' terror plot

channel4.com — Amal El Wahabi, 27, was convicted of funding terrorism after an Old Bailey jury heard how she asked a friend to smuggle the cash to her husband Aine Davis, who is believed to have joined a jihadi group fighting against the Assad regime in Syria.

From Portsmouth's Primark to Syria's holy war

channel4.com — He became known as the Primark jihadist. Hamidur Rahamn, 25, once worked as a supervisor at the clothing store in Portsmouth. Last October, he told his family he was joining an aid convoy to the region, but it soon emerged that in fact he had signed up with Isis.
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Oct 30, 2014

@MrTickle3 @Muslim_Patrol Loony left councils would have to ban it for fear of offending Muslims.... Oh, hang on...

Oct 30, 2014

@AnakanaSchofiel Hi. We were hoping her family might say more, still waiting to hear.

Oct 30, 2014

@oqoco Thats interesting. Is it regular state school (not religious) ?

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