The limits of inclusivity: Islamophobia in higher education | openDemocracy

July 18th, 2020|

The confrontation with racism inspired by Black Lives Matter is to be welcomed. At the same time it’s a cause for despair that society remains blighted by so much bigotry [...]

Anti-terror scheme ‘reinforcing stereotypes of Muslims’ – Leicestershire Live

July 18th, 2020|

A leading Leicester imam has welcomed a new report calling for the anti-terrorism scheme Prevent to be scrapped at universities. Prevent was set up by the Home Office in response [...]

Prevent doesn’t stop students being radicalised. It just reinforces Islamophobia | Universities | The Guardian

July 18th, 2020|

The UK government has long maintained that radicalisation is a problem in universities and that Prevent, the national counter-terror programme, is an essential means of tackling it. Yet recently the Office [...]

Prevent reinforces stereotypes and leads Muslim students to self-censor: Report | Middle East Eye

July 18th, 2020|

A new study has revealed that the UK government's Prevent counterterrorism strategy has reinforced negative stereotypes about Islam and Muslims and caused students to self-censor their views on campus. According to a study published [...]

Prevent reinforces negative views of Islam and Muslims – new report says – About Manchester

July 18th, 2020|

The UK Government’s counter-terrorism Prevent strategy has reinforced negative stereotypes of Muslims and has encouraged ‘a culture of mutual suspicion and surveillance’ on university campuses, says a new report out [...]

British counterterrorism bill takes the country further down a dangerous road | Middle East Eye

July 18th, 2020|

Although Britain’s Counterterrorism and Sentencing Bill recently passed its second reading in parliament, there has been little attention paid to the implications of its dangerous proposals. Even more concerning is that it has [...]

People with mental health problems are more likely to be referred to government’s counterterrorism programme | The BMJ

July 18th, 2020|

People with mental health problems are more likely to be reported by the NHS to Prevent, the government’s counterterrorism strategy, a report has found.1Research by health charity Medact found that [...]

As Priti Patel quietly expands Prevent, let’s talk about why we should be defunding it instead | The Independent

July 18th, 2020|

With thousands on the streets for Black Lives Matter and increased attention on policing, there was a quiet announcement over the weekend that Priti Patel, the home secretary, was expanding the government’s Prevent programme in its largest [...]

False Positives: the Prevent counter-extremism policy in healthcare | Medact

July 10th, 2020|

False Positives: the Prevent counter-extremism policy in healthcare is a new Medact report, written by Medact Research Manager Dr. Hilary Aked. The report examines the implementation and impacts of the Prevent [...]

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