‘I was groomed and sexually abused by 30 or 40 men’

Warren Fyfe

From the age of 13, “Ben” (not his real name), was groomed and sexually abused by 30 or 40 adult men. It began shortly after he came out as gay on social media. But as his parents were trying to protect him from these predatory older men, Ben says he was dismissed and even blamed [...]

Why I became a jihadist poetry critic

Warren Fyfe

Image caption Elisabeth Kendall in Sanaa, Yemen Osama bin Laden shared an unlikely interest with many other jihadists – writing verse. These poems might not win any literary prizes, but Elisabeth Kendall is fascinated by them. Could they help in the fight against extremism? Back in the late 80s, Kendall decided to study Arabic at [...]

I was a neo-Nazi. Then I fell in love with a black woman

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Mark Seliger She was a violent white supremacist. But an encounter in prison changed her life forever. Angela King had gone to the bar expecting trouble. The neo-Nazi had arrived at the local dive in South Florida with a gang of violent skinheads. King, 23, sauntered in with a 9mm pistol in the [...]