After a two-year legal battle, suspicions have been confirmed that sections of the British police are targeting anti-fracking campaigners under the counter-terrorism ‘Prevent’ program. The Network for Police Monitoring (NETPOL) announced Wednesday that after two years of a legal battle, the Home Office finally handed over the sought-after training materials used by counter-terrorism officers in its ‘Prevent’ strategy. Read more
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.
After a two-year battle against five police forces and the regulator dealing with freedom of information, Netpol has secured an important victory for greater transparency of the government’s ‘counter-radicalisation’ strategy, Prevent. Read more
I was named on a secret police list and couldn’t do my job. Now I’m taking legal action Read more
Prison chaplains fear they will be killed by followers of jailed extremist over ‘intelligence gathering’
PRISON chaplains who have been gathering intelligence on jailed extremists have spoken of their fears that they’ll be killed for passing information to the security services. The faith leaders say taking part in Prevent, the government’s counter-terrorism strategy, has made them targets. Read more