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Dr. Usama Hasan

  • Summary: 

    One of Britain’s leading experts in  has warned excessive political correctness is inadvertently increasing religious extremism, reported the Evening Standard. Forcing people not to talk about it leaves the vulnerable unable to address the causes of Islamic extremism and without adequate counter-arguments.

    Dr. Usama Hasan is head of Islamic studies at the Quilliam Foundation, a counter extremism think tank which advises governments and publishes top-tier research on the roots of Islamic extremism. He is a noted theologian and has faced death threats from extremists for his stance on evolution.

    Hasan made the remarks at the Turing House School during an event called Votes For Schools to encourage debate among young people.

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