With its smiling activists and bright orange T-shirts, the organisation could be mistaken for a local campaign to keep errant youths in line. The name of the youth movement, “If you stand for nothing, you’ll fall for anything”, reads like the chorus in a pop song.
But this is not a small community initiative. Instead it is the latest organisation launched by the pro-caliphate Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir.
Unwelcome in many Muslim communities for sowing division, Hizb ut-Tahrir’s new campaign has ditched its traditional logo bearing an Islamic State flag. Its leaflets and T-shirts make no reference to the group, despite being run by its members and listed as a “Youth Roadshow” on its website.
[TOP RATED COMMENT 51 votes] Ban it.These folk wish to destroy the way of life of the indigenous population. Tolerate the intolerant and you will perish.
[2ND 40] An ominous development.
[3RD 38] Why don’t MPs look at the history of hostility between the west and Islam. Our forefathers could see that the two cultures were not compatible and actually fought to keep Islam out of the West. But all our leaders do is punish anyone who stands up for western values. It can only end in trouble. Look at what happened in Bosnia. Two opposite cultures cannot live peacefully side by side in the long run. [The Times (£)] Read more