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My Journey Out of Islamist Extremism

by Maajid Nawaz and Tom Bromley

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My Journey Out of Islamist Extremism
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Chronicles the life of the former high-ranking member of Hizb ut-Tahrir, a London-based Islamist group, who began a campaign to reverse extremism around the world after spending five years in an Egyptian prison.

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At age 16, Maajid Nawaz joined the Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir. But after four years in prison, he decided to leave the group. He co-founded the think tank Quilliam, which is dedicated to countering extremist beliefs, and he's now running for Parliament in England. Courtesy of the Quilliam Foundation hide caption

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