The tweet has sparked a raging debate about what constitutes as offensive, journalistic integrity, and freedom … Maajid Nawaz, LBC radio presenter and Quilliam Foundation leader. After a fiery exchange between Sam Harris and Mehdi Hasan on Twitter, Maajid Nawaz chimed in and was swiftly and beautifully shut down by Professor Juan Cole from the University of Michigan. "Never stop asking why these glaring inconsistencies exist," Maajid insisted. He pointed out the hypocrisy of banning Donald Trump for inciting hatred, while allowing propaganda and misinformation from the Chinese Communist regime. LBC presenter Maajid Nawaz punched by 'racist coward' outside London theatre LBC radio presenter and anti-extremism campaigner Maajid Nawaz was attacked outside a London theatre on Monday evening. Maajid Nawaz wondered why Twitter saw fit to ban US President Donald Trump while refusing to censor Chinese propaganda hiding atrocities committed against Uighur Muslims. Sharp said he donated to Quilliam after he was left impressed by Maajid Nawaz after hearing him on LBC radio (AFP) ... Turkey hits Twitter and Pinterest with ad ban for resisting new social media law. ... View original tweet on Twitter. In the first instance I found myself agreeing with Mr Nawaz when LBC tweeted. LBC is primarily a call-in radio station based in the UK but accessible in all kinds of formats worldwide. Maajid Nawaz, as we all know, served time for his work with the designated terrorist organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir, which is so extreme that it is banned in many countries. Maajid Nawaz corners epidemiologist over cost of second lockdown. Maajid Nawaz suggests that tech companies should not have the final say on whether the US President has a platform or not. I value the office of president in the greatest and most powerful democracy...more than any disdain for any president. "Think about the fact that YouTube shuts down a radio station here in Britain for being anti-lockdown while allowing Chinese government paid-for propaganda to obfuscate for genocide.". Maajid Nawaz suggests that tech companies should not have the final say on whether the US President has a platform or not. Two other Corbynist media pundits will also be sent letters today. Follow LBC on Twitter. Nor is he a stranger to engagement with the far right, as witness his apparent breakthrough to get Stephen Yaxley Lennon, who styles himself Tommy Robinson, to renounce the EDL, although Lennon has since made a name for himself going after all those Scary Muslims™, … Maajid Nawaz has publicly confirmed that he is a fully fledged supporter of Israeli apartheid in his latest rant on LBC Radio, writes Mizanur Rahman.. Self-proclaimed “counter-extremist” and secular liberal activist Maajid Nawaz has taken it upon himself, another opportunity to talk about an issue that is politically used to attack, what he calls, the “regressive” left. By Rebecca Perring PUBLISHED: 14:07, Fri, May 29, 2020 "You're a sitting president, how on earth is a tech company allowed to silence you?". 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"Nobody can deny the disproportionate power that these tech platforms have," Maajid Nawaz argued, speaking amid the furore surrounding the banning of Donald Trump from Twitter. LBC. Photograph: Maajid Nawaz/Twitter Steve Allen Maajid Nawaz suggests that tech companies should not have the final say on … Those familiar with Maajid Nawaz, LBC Radio presenter and founding chairman of Quilliam Foundation (an anti extremist think tank) will be aware of his dogged pursuance of anybody who suggests him to be either a terrorist/former terrorist or an extremist/former extremist due to his previous association with Hizb ut-Tahrir and his subsequent imprisonment in Egypt where the … Maajid Nawaz, 41, had his forehead split open and said he was called a "f**king P**i" by a white thug who assaulted him from behind and then punched him in the face. I advise Macron and France pause now and ask why French Muslims feel so alienated and disenfranchised. But this is no longer about principles, it’s about peace making. James O'Brien NICOLA STURGEON has been urged to apologise after LBC radio presenter Maajid Nawaz said he was racially targeted by SNP supporters. Anyone who supported this … (Twitter) A caller to LBC had host Maajid Nawaz in hysterics after doing impressions of a number of key political figures. He posed the question: "Does anyone deserve to have that much power?" But, while many have expressed surprise at how a former counter-extremism advisor to David Cameron … Mr Nawaz is … Jewish News’ regular columnist Maajid Nawaz used to say Israel had no right to exist. Maajid Usman Nawaz (Urdu: [ˈmaːdʒɪd̪ nəwaːz]; born 2 November 1977) is a British activist and radio presenter. Follow LBC on Facebook. By Seán Hickey This Independent SAGE member was on his heels in a conversation over a second national lockdown, where Maajid Nawaz cornered him on how severely a lockdown would cost the nation. Edit: Forgot to address most important point, yes this is his only regular show right now, I believe! We do indeed need to step up how we deal with extremism. “I’m concerned because #BoycottFrance is trending globally led by Turkey and Pakistan,” LBC radio host and activist Maajid Nawaz tweeted on October 26th. Leading Britain's Conversation LBC - talk radio for the UK, letting you have your say on the big issues of the day and affecting London and the UK, with breaking news and opinion. Maajid Nawaz’s shoes clack against the hardwood floor as he ambles up and down the center aisle of the Oxford Union’s hallowed debating chamber. Maajid Nawaz was recently given his own regular show on there and seems to be doing very well. 31 October 2020, 16:25. "It cannot be that you should be allowed to ban a sitting president," he insisted. Self-promoting LBC host Maajid Nawaz appears to have taken on board some distinctly fringe claims in the wake of the US Presidential Election, as I noted recently.While the outcome of the contest had been called by the overwhelming majority of media outlets for Democrat challenger Joe Biden - and that number includes Fox News Channel (fair and balanced my arse) - Nawaz … The 41-year-old was attacked by the … #Patreon #SargonOfAkkad #MaajidNawaz Carl Benjamin on Maajid Nawaz LBC Live 9/12/2018 Sargon of Akkad speaks about being deplatformed from Patreon. ", "If he's not allowed to block people why can he be blocked himself?". Police are investigating after the LBC radio host Maajid Nawaz said he was the victim of a racist attack outside the Soho Theatre in London.The presenter, who … Mr Nawaz, who works for London-based radio station LBC and also appears on Sky News panel show The Pledge, was set upon outside the Soho Theatre on Monday (February 18). "Biden has to overcome the far-left - this isn't going to be easy," Maajid Nawaz began. LBC radio host and anti-extremism activist Maajid Nawaz has urged Brits not to be “scared” into supporting another coronavirus lockdown, arguing they do more harm than good – and then received widespread praise online. British Lib Dem parliamentary candidate Maajid Nawaz caused an uproar on Twitter after sharing a cartoon of Jesus and Muhammad greeting each other, along with the caption, "This is not offensive and I’m sure God is greater than to feel threatened by it." Maajid, apparently, was a political prisoner in Egypt for promoting the establishment of a global caliphate. I asked a few straightforward questions of LBC presenter Maajid Nawaz but they seem to have caused a problem. Let’s review what happened. He is the founding chairman of Quilliam, a counter-extremism think tank that seeks to challenge the narratives of Islamist extremists, and the host of a radio show on LBC, every Saturday and Sunday.. Born in Southend-on-Sea, Essex to a British Pakistani family, Nawaz … On his LBC programme on Tuesday, he admits he was wrong, and explains why he came to that conclusion. 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Arguing that inconsistencies in how big tech discipline their users must be addressed. Maajid Nawaz: I’ve instructed @mlewislawyer to sue @aaronbastani of @novaramedia for his defamatory allegation about me being a “former terrorist”. LBC host Maajid Nawaz is never short of a riposte, a comeback, a bon mot, to those who criticise him. THE NAWAZ DIMENSION. Read More: Trump must be impeached for 'inciting domestic terrorism': Ex-Biden Chief of Staff, Read More: Donald Trump's Twitter ban may result in greater political polarisation, journalist fears, Maajid assured listeners that he wasn't taking sides in the debate: "This isn't about Trump for me. LBC presenter Maajid Nawaz says he was racially abused and attacked outside a London theatre. Angry BREXIT RANT Against Maajid Nawaz by PATRIOTIC Woman - LBC Movies Preview LBC radio host Maajid Nawaz, chairman of the counter-extremism think tank, the Quilliam Foundation, is increasingly steeping himself in pro-Donald Trump conspiracy theories circulated by far-right and white nationalist groups – including supporters of the baseless QAnon.. Maajid pointed out that laws around free speech in the US Constitution disallowed President Trump him from blocking people in the past and wondered how the opposite is acceptable. LBC’s Maajid Nawaz revealed he was brutally beaten by a racist thug after he tried to defend an Asian family. 4am - 7am. Maajid Nawaz listed out the possible hurdles to be faced by the President-elect of the US, noting that Joe Biden will face serious pressure from both sides of the aisle. LBC presenter Maajid Nawaz says he was racially abused and attacked outside a London theatre. Can not be that you should be allowed to block people why can he be blocked?. 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