I was referred to PREVENT because I corrected my teacher

2018-04-20T19:27:23+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Prevent in the News|

In the latest instalment of our series, The Human Voices of the War on Terror, a college student, Yousaf Farooq, tells us how he was pulled aside and questioned by staff implementing PREVENT, who were completely ignorant about the Islamic figures and concepts they were questioning him about in the first place.  Read more

Why UK’s ‘Prevent’ programme doesn’t work

2018-04-20T19:24:55+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Prevent in the News|

In 2015, a new statutory duty was placed upon universities across the UK: to remain vigilant to signs of extremism. A set of guidelines, dubbed "Prevent", were introduced to oblige universities to carry out risk assessments on the chances of students being drawn into "extremism", as well as to train staff on how to "challenge


2018-04-07T10:26:04+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Prevent in the News|

I find myself inclined to agree with those who have raised concerns about Prevent; my very brief interaction with it left me and my colleagues with little trust in it to prevent anything, and if such sentiments are indeed more widespread, then politicians and counter-extremism champions need to stop patting themselves on the back and

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