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Faith in our youth: How Islam is tackling gang culture

 The Big Issue UK 03 September 2019

The 2011 riots brought home the powerful hold gang culture has on young people in Britain. If the police can’t break it, can Islam? “There is a growing culture of rebelliousness and we need an alternative way of dealing with it.” (1330 Words) - By Jasper Hamill

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Nurul Ullah is an Islamic youth worker dedicated to steering young people towards a non-violent life: “I truly believe that religion has a massive role to play in forming character and breaking gangs.”Credit: Tom Campbell

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Police officers in riot gear block a road near a burning car on a street in Hackney, east LondonCredit: REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Police officers in riot gear block a road near a burning car on a street in Hackney, east LondonCredit: REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Riot police charge past burning buildings on a residential street in CroydonCredit: REUTERS/Luke MacGregor


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