A SENIOR Scotland Yard police officer has defended the government’s much-criticised counterterrorism programme Prevent.
The declared aim of the £40 million strategy is to stop people — particularly schoolchildren and students — from being radicalised and groomed...
Tuesday 8th Aug 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Abbott: scheme focuses too heavily on Muslims
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
MORE money will be put into the government’s controversial Prevent “anti-extremism strategy” in the wake of the Manchester bombing, Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced yesterday.
In a snap decision following the Manchester stadium bombing atrocity on Tuesday, Ms Rudd...
Thursday 25th May 2017
by Sam Tobin
Monday 3rd Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
CHILDREN are being referred to the government’s anti-terror programme Prevent by teachers who fear their schools will be marked down by Ofsted, MPs heard yesterday.
The warning came from Tory MP Lucy Allan, also a school governor, who led a Westminster Hall debate on the...
Thursday 2nd Feb 2017
YORKSHIRE anti-fracking activists demanded yesterday that police and councillors take them off a list of “potential terrorists.”
York City Council announced last week that the environmental campaigners were lumped in with jihadists and fascists on a list drawn up under the...
Tuesday 13th Dec 2016
THE government’s racist Prevent snooping strategy is fuelling distrust among Muslim communities, an independent reviewer of terror legislation said yesterday.
Ministers are facing renewed calls to reform its so-called “anti-extremism” scheme after David Anderson QC...
Friday 7th Oct 2016
The government’s Prevent strategy is dividing our communities and will do nothing to deter terrorism, warns STEPHEN SMELLIE
Tuesday 2nd Aug 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
HUMAN RIGHTS group Scotland Against Criminalising Communities (SACC) has called on the Edinburgh government to suspend “discriminatory” counter-terrorism training for teachers following a damning report by the Rights Watch charity.
The Prevent strategy launched by Theresa...
Tuesday 19th Jul 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
RABBIL SIKDAR assesses the impact of Tory strategies to counter ‘extremism’ – and how they have made the situation worse
Friday 3rd Jun 2016