Imran Awan

Imran Awan

Imran Awan is a Professor of Criminology at Birmingham City University, who writes about Islamophobia and extremism. 

United Kingdom

Why Britain should allow Shamima Begum to return home

Banning this young woman from entering her home country would be playing into the hands of extremists.

Why Britain should allow Shamima Begum to return home

United Kingdom

Why UK's 'Prevent' programme doesn't work

Academic staff cannot and should not be counterterror specialists.

Why UK's 'Prevent' programme doesn't work

United Kingdom

In search of 'British values'

So Mr Gove, are these the 'British values' we should sign up to, on the front cover of the Spectator?

In search of 'British values'

Opinion

From 'radical clerics' to victims of hate

The attack on the Imam from Hull is a wakeup call for us all.

From 'radical clerics' to victims of hate

United Kingdom

How not to fight extremism in the UK

As UK revises counter-terrorism policy, it must ensure it does not stigmatise Muslims or trample on citizens' rights.

How not to fight extremism in the UK