Meeting the man who has deradicalised hundreds of Islamist extremists

For the past eight years, Usman has succeeded in deradicalising dozens of convicted terrorists and hundreds of Islamist extremists. He also works to promote pluralism in

the UK. 

Fighting extremism - in and out of prison

“We’re talking about environments where people are being stabbed in the throat at Friday prayers. Literally. When I‘ve got these guys coming in here, I am able to take that aggression and that survival instinct that they have cultivated in there and really strip it away, but also challenge their idea of themselves from a very healthy perspective.”

Islamic extremism: "My first prison sentence only cemented my ideology"

When I first embraced Islam, the first sense I got was of brotherhood and certain individuals would exploit that.