Leaving the war on Terror A Progressive Alternative to Counter-Terrorism Policy

30 ဇန်နဝါရီလ 2020

Britain’s counter terrorism policies do not work. As the threat of another war in the Middle East looms, we invite you to join us for an invigorating and engaging discussion on the impact of the War on Terror in Britain and how to promote a progressive, alternative approach to counter-terrorism policy.

30 ဇန်နဝါရီလ 2020
18:30 - 21:00 (doors open 18:00)
Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL



  • Dr. Rizwaan Sabir is a lecturer in Criminology at Liverpool John Moores University. His research focuses on counter-terrorism, counterinsurgency and political Islam.
  • Dr Waqas Tufail is a senior lecturer in Criminology at Leeds Beckett University. His research interests concern the policing, racialisation and criminalisation of marginalised and minority communities and the lived experiences of Muslim minorities.
  • Niamh Ní Bhriain coordinates the War and Pacification Programme at the Transnational Institute (TNI), Amsterdam.
  • Hafsah Aneela Bashir will read an excerpt on the night from her incredible play: https://homemcr.org/production/cuts-of-the-cloth/

The basis for our discussion will be TNI’s latest report, titled Leaving the War on Terror – A Progressive Alternative to Counter-Terrorism Policy, authored by Ruth Blakeley, Ben Hayes, Nisha Kapoor, Arun Kundnani, Narzanin Massoumi, David Miller, Tom Mills, Rizwaan Sabir, Katy Sian and Waqas Tufail.


Brief introduction and presentation of report by Niamh Ní Bhriain.
Interventions by Dr. Sabir and Dr.Tufail.
Engaging discussion bringing in discussants from Manchester Youth Collective and members of the audience.

Door: free entrance, please consider making a donation

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