Quotes by: Maajid Nawaz

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To suggest that a Muslim cannot think for himself sounds to me very much like an incident of anti-Muslim bigotry.
Maajid Nawaz
I was imprisoned in the aftermath of the 11 September 2001 attacks, when Egypt's state security was rounding people up in unprecedented numbers.
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I was in prison with the assassins of the former president of Egypt, Anwar Sadat, who was killed in 1981. Those who weren't executed in that case were given life sentences, and two of those were with me in prison.
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Rather than allowing jihadists to shut down debate, it must proliferate so much that they simply cannot kill us all.
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A fatwa is a religious edict. Such edicts bind only those who seek to follow the Imam issuing them but can be regarded as an option for others seeking an alternative view.
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After much soul searching I was able to renounce my past Islamist ideology, challenging everything I was once prepared to die for.
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Islamism is an ideology that seeks to impose any version of Islam over society.
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Quilliam will remain a priority for me because its values shape my beliefs and outlook.
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Increased sympathy for an Islamist cause, lack of integration, and the absence of acceptance of Muslims into British society makes it harder for Muslims to challenge Islamism and tough for non-Muslims to understand it.
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I was in prison with pretty much the who's who of the jihadist and Islamist scene of Egypt at the time, and Egypt was the cradle of Islamism for the world - it's where it began and where jihadism began as well.
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I had a mind inquiring enough to question world events, as well as the passion fostered by my background to care, but I lacked the emotional maturity to process these things. That made me ripe for Islamist recruitment. Into this ferment came my recruiter, himself straight out of a London medical college.
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The niqab, for some, has become an antiestablishment symbol around which one can rally and relish in the opportunities for confrontation that it provides.
Maajid Nawaz
I can say with a level of confidence that Islam is not a religion of war, only because the majority of Muslims don't subscribe to that perspective, not because there's something inherent in the text that tells me it's a religion of peace.
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Expressing myself through language was always something that I had had to learn to do more so than others.
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For years, Islamists and other extremists have taken advantage of grievances of Muslims in Britain and have successfully identified ways to integrate them under one 'Islamic' banner.
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There were people who had sampled my voice from speeches when I was an Islamist and made them the chorus of pro-Islamist rap songs who then began talking about me as an apostate.
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What we cannot deny is that there's an association between exclusion, segregation, non-violent extremist thinking, and jihadism.
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Let me make this clear: it is our duty to adopt a policy barring the wearing of niqabs in these public buildings.
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The University of Westminster is well known for being a hotbed of extremist activity.
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Muslim communities themselves, as they expect mainstream society to stand down racists, must do more to also stand down the Islamist extremists.
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Islam will be what Muslims make of it. And it is the sum total of the interpretation that Muslims give to it.
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I come from an immigrant family, but I know no other nationality apart from British.
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