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Steve Shaw BS: Should 'Jihadi bride' come back to UK? (576* d) RE: BS: Should 'Jihadi bride' come back to UK? 14 Apr 19

There are no gap years at the age of 15. No-one here is singing the praises of Isis, Al, not even remotely. What we are saying is that we try to have some faith in our justice system and the rule of law. That means not calling our citizens criminals before they've been properly investigated, real evidence collected (not weaselly hearsay), trials held and convictions obtained. There's nothing softie-leftie about that. Just a desire to avoid lapsing into lynch-mob mentality, Al. By the way, though I wouldn't use it as a qualification, I cut my teeth as a teacher in two of the worst schools in the Black Country, then spent seven years teaching in Poplar and another six in a deprived part of Walthamstow. I'd also say that there are no excuses for people who radicalise young people, but we should seriously ask ourselves whether the inherent racism in our society, Islamophobia in particular, and our support for regimes that repress Muslims, doesn't provide fertile ground for the radicalisers.

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