22 July 2015

Only Muslim 7/7 bomb survivor Sajda Mughal reveals mums are oblivious to extremism in Islam

The only Muslim survivor of the devastating 7/7 London bombings revealed that mothers in the Islamic community are often completely oblivious to extremism, during an appearance on Lorraine earlier today.

Sajda Mughal explained to host Fiona Phillips that she now dedicates her life to combating radicalisation and often finds that Muslim mothers are completely unaware of groups like ISIS.

"I work with these women on a daily basis because they are the centre of Muslim families," she said. "But most of them have never heard of the Islamic State. It's actually quite shocking!

"Quite recently, I gave a talk at a hall packed with Muslim mothers and honestly, only about 4% of them knew about Islamic extremism. They are just not aware - I think it's because there is a lack of education. [Daily Mirror] Read more