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This week on The Knight Tube, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes the return of writer and counter-extremist Liam Duffy (@LiamSD12). On this episode they will discuss Liam’s latest report for the Counter Extremism project on ‘Western Foreign Fighters and the Yazidi Genocide’. 0:00 Start 0:40 About Liam Duffy 1:55 The Counter Extremism Project 7:36 Shamima Begum & returning Jihadi fighters to the UK 12:33 Reports of Shamima Begum’s alleged crimes 16:20 Is Shamima Begum under duress? 19:20 Who are the Yazidis? What is happening to them? 23:19 Support for military intervention? 27:09 Creating ‘victims’ out of UK Jihadists 28:57 Female members of ISIS 31:30 Religion as a main motivating factor for Yazidi oppression 35:39 The line between free expression and banning extremist groups? 39:47 Islamic ‘blasphemy’ versus free expression in Europe and cartoons 44:08 Odious Islamic interest groups in the media. 49:05 How can we support the Yazidi cause?
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Also available on iTunes, Stitcher, YouTube & Spotify. Western Foreign Fighters and the Yazidi Genocide Report: https://www.counterextremism.com/press/cep-launches-report-highlighting-role-western-foreign-fighters-yazidi-genocide Read Liam Duffy in Unherd: https://unherd.com/author/liam-duffy/ Read Liam Duffy in The Spectator: https://www.spectator.co.uk/writer/liam-duffy Yazda: https://www.yazda.org/