Huckmag: ‘I felt interrogated’ – the devastating impact of Prevent in schools

Schools banning certain religious garments and prohibiting congregational prayer may say that they do so in the name of equity and secularism, but as a teacher, I’ve seen how these policies very clearly target Muslim pupils, writes Nadine Asbali.

This goes from forcing Muslim children into the cold and rain to fulfil their obligatory prayers, to Muslim mothers being barred from important school events because of how they dress.

As the government reviews its ‘anti-terror’ programme, the plight of young Muslims suffering as a result of racist policy could worsen.

Source: ‘I felt interrogated’: the devastating impact of Prevent in schools

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