The People's Review of Prevent
The People’s Review of Prevent is an alternative review to the Government Shawcross Review.
This review provides a voice to the people most impacted by the Prevent Duty.
Prevent is described as ‘safeguarding’ children from harms. However, under Prevent, safeguarding is focused on protecting the wider public from children believed to be ‘risky’, rather than protecting children from harms.
Throughout our report we present case studies that show how real these harms can be and the distress they cause to children and their families and carers.
Targeted as terrorists: The problem with ‘Prevent’
The French government on Friday announced details of a new counter-extremism strategy with striking similarities to the UK’s controversial Prevent programme. Read More
The British government is seeking a new head for a Home Office communications unit responsible for producing a series of ostensibly grassroots counter-extremism campaigns targeting British Muslims. Read More
A primary school reported a ten-year-old Muslim boy to police on suspicion of extremism after he complained about not having a prayer room. The boy, a pupil at Parkfield Community School in Birmingham, was on a residential trip when he came to the teachers’ attention. He also told female Muslim pupils they needed to cover their faces with a head scarf. Read More