The Waltham Forest Liberal Democrats recently held an event examining the Prevent duty, where experts from Prevent Watch taught us these 5 things.
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.
Thanks to the Gaza conflict, London “is facing the risk of attack”, the MET’s counter-terrorism chief told the Evening Standard, while claiming “a substantial jump” in
The UK has become the victim of a series of dangerous assaults on the rule of law, writes Irina von Wiese, Liberal Democrat Member of the
Palestine uncensored: ‘In a time of monsters, you are the light’ – a teacher’s letter to her students
As part of a Palestine Uncensored blog series at Verso Books, these two letters by a young teacher, who works in a school in London, are
This blog is about three main concerns about the Prevent strategy that are linked to civil liberties and human rights. It forms a summary of Prevent
Experts on the harms of the Prevent strategy have warned about the dangers teenagers face in the education sector thanks to the the “climate of fear”
This blog deals with the harmful aspects of Prevent to which Shawcross admits when he describes it as “a state-run scheme to counter specific ideas, attitudes,
CCE chief Robin Simcox should not be regarded as a neutral arbiter of extremism, but rather as a partisan figure within the landscape over which he
Amnesty International has called for the abolition of the Prevent strategy, accusing it of severe human rights abuses and of encouraging “thought policing”.
A report by Amnesty International, illustrates that Prevent is a dangerously broken system where the vast majority of people reported do not present any threat.