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Dr Layla Ailhadj on Prevent and the Conservative government

This podcast features Prevent Watch manager Dr Layla Ailhadj, who introduces Prevent on the Thinking Muslim and cites cases to illustrate why it is a problem not only for Muslims, but also for the UK as a whole. The British Conservative government has gone through crisis after crisis. For the past twelve years, we have witnessed many failed policies, including the lesser known Prevent strategy. Despite all the evidence, the Tory government has pledged tax payers’ money into initiatives like Prevent, which is billed as being a counter-terrorism strategy, but has caused much damage to the government’s relations with Muslims, especially through its use in schools and further education. In this podcast, Thinking Muslim host Muhammad Jalal asks Dr Layla Aitlhadj of Prevent Watch to: help us understand Prevent analyse the broader impacts of the strategy draw on her extensive casework by giving examples of Prevent cases help us visualise […]


Dr Layla speaks with Dilly Hussain about how Prevent can impact Muslim belief and practice

In this eye-opening episode of the Blood Brothers Podcast, Dilly Hussain speaks with the director of advocacy group Prevent Watch, Dr Laila Aitlhadj, about the UK government’s controversial counterterrorism ‘Prevent’ strategy. Topics include what Prevent is supposed to do and what it is actually doing, in particular to young people. The podcast also covers its effect on adults employed in the public services and makes particular mention of why it is incompatible with Islamic values, and its effect on Muslim belief. Source: Blood Brothers #84: Prevent and the UK Government’s targeting of Muslim school children – 5Pillars