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Policy Research

Consultation response on Schedule 7 stop and search

posted on Thursday December 13 2012

We set out in this submission our concerns on the exercise of Schedule 7 powers, drawing on official, academic and anecdotal evidence and media reports. It is our belief that S7 powers are used disproportionately against Muslims, a claim corroborated extensively by qualitative data and the available statistics on Schedule 7 examinations. Our submission to the Home Office consultation sets out a number of recommendations for how the government may move forward to reduce the negative impact on civil liberties without compromising national security.

ENGAGE briefing for the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections

posted on Tuesday December 4 2012

A manifesto for the Police and Crime Commissioner election 2012. Our manifesto covers the most urgent priorities in policing from a British Muslim perspective. We call on all PCC candidates to pledge their support for our key campaign issues: Recording Islamophobia; Reforming Stop and Search; Tackling far right hate groups; Developing partnerships with Muslim communities.

ENGAGE submission to the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) 2011 report on “Hate Crimes in the OSCE Region: Incidents and Responses”

posted on Friday March 30 2012

This report contains details of incidents of anti-Muslim hate crimes which have been reported in local and national media in the UK and which form part of our regular monitoring of such incidents for submission to the Office for Security and Co-operation in Europe. The incidents detailed here are not an exhaustive list of anti-Muslim hate crimes in the respective years. They are a compilation of incidents which we have documented from the reports carried in local and national news.

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