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Time for PREVENT to be Scrapped

The recent referral of an 11 year-old Muslim school pupil to PREVENT, after a teacher mistook the word “alms” for “arms” during a classroom discussion, has thrown further light on the problems within the UK’s counterterror programme. Such enforcement of PREVENT does significant damage to...

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Manchester Colleges Sharing Data of Students Referred to PREVENT

It has recently emerged that colleges and universities in Greater Manchester drew up a data-sharing agreement after the Manchester Arena bombing in 2017 with the help of counter-terrorism police and the Department for Education (DfE) to share details of students who had been referred to PREVENT....

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New bill poses threat to the Independent review of PREVENT

The Government has stated that the purpose of the Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill 2019-21 is to “better protect the public from terrorism by strengthening the law which governs the sentencing, release and monitoring of terrorism offenders”. However, equalities and rights groups across the...

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The new Independent Reviewer of PREVENT

Following the removal of Lord Carlile as the Independent Reviewer of the PREVENT programme in December 2019, as a result of legal action launched by Rights Watch UK, the status of the review was left in disarray. However, the Government has recently launched an open competition to appoint the next...

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Prevent in the Muslim Community

A session for you to understand how the counter terrorism policy impacts your masjids and community centres. Hosted by Dr Fahid Qurashi, a researcher on the Prevent Strategy. The workshop will look at the following • The remit / role of local Prevent officers. • How Prevent accesses the Muslim...

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