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Middle East Eye: Data on children referred to Prevent could be held their entire lives

Information about children referred to Prevent could be held on databases for decades and potentially for the rest of their lives, digital rights campaigners have warned in a new report.

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The Guardian: William Shawcross says public left ‘at risk’ over Prevent

William Shawcross, the author of a controversial review of Britain’s counter-terrorism strategy, claims the public have been left “at risk” because many of his key recommendations have been ignored by the Home Office, reports The Guardian.

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Interfaith charity to close as Gove withholds funding over Muslim trustee

A 37-year-old interfaith charity has said it is preparing for “imminent closure” as levelling up secretary Michael Gove considers withdrawing funding over concerns regarding one of its trustees, a former deputy secretary general of MCB, reports Civil Society.

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Police failed to record race statistics for Prevent in nearly two-thirds of referrals

Police in England and Wales failed to record the race statistics for Prevent of nearly two-thirds of people referred, despite questions over whether Prevent discriminates against minority ethnic groups.

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Charity challenges police secrecy over Prevent referrals data

Law reform charity Justice has challenged an attempt to keep Prevent referrals data secret by two of England’s largest police forces – West Midlands and Merseyside.

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Shocking Prevent training ‘highlighted a swastika alongside a girl in hijab’

A social worker reveals a Prevent training that proved shockingly ignorant about basic Islamic beliefs, trite on Palestinian activism, while giving a brief nod to the far-right, and ignoring zionism altogether.

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The Parental Guidance: ‘Prevented from speaking about ‘LGBTQ+’

Yusuf Patel of the SRE Islam podcast ‘The Parental Guidance’ considers the LGBTQ+ programme and the Prevent strategy, with Dr Laila Aithadj.

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Prevent in immigration will deepen state violence to migrant communities

Shawcross’s recommendation to apply to Prevent in immigration relies upon one flawed assumption among many that he makes in his review, and will further divide and destabilise UK society.

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Why the Prevent duty threatens long-term public security

The foundations of the Prevent duty are pre-crime in nature; it rests on an assumption that it is possible to ‘predict’ an individual’s susceptibility to be violent, even when that individual is a child.

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Latest Prevent statistics can direct us to the ‘alternative’

The latest Prevent statistics direct us to an answer that lies in following long-held practices that preserve trust and will allow better access to public services while restoring it to its rightful role.

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