Mental health may be ‘significant factor’ in NHS referrals to Prevent | Prevent strategy | The Guardian

July 10th, 2020|

Mental health appears to be a significant factor behind referrals from the NHS to Prevent, the government’s controversial anti-radicalisation programme, a UK-based medical charity says. In an 18-month study, researchers [...]

Priti Patel defies her critics to expand Prevent anti-terror drive | Daily Mail Online

June 27th, 2020|

The Home Secretary is planning ‘root and branch’ reform of the Government’s controversial deradicalisation programme amid fears that large areas of the country are dangerously unprotected from extremists. In the biggest shake-up [...]

Defunding Police Must Include Ending Surveillance of Muslims

June 27th, 2020|

We must defund the Department of Homeland Security’s Countering Violent Extremism programs that target Black Muslim communities. The murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers, the ensuing uprisings, and [...]

Why the UK government should not be allowed to define Islamophobia | Middle East Eye

June 27th, 2020|

A government that enshrines a double standard of suspicion against Islam in its legislation should not be trusted to protect this religion through a legal definition Having spent three years [...]

British government has spent 200 million pounds on prevent in the last five years | MuslimView

June 27th, 2020|

The British government has spent 200 million pounds on prevent in the past five years according to a minister’s response to a question from Naz Shah MP in parliament last [...]

Boris Johnson appoints aide who said institutional racism was a myth and railed against multiculturalism | The Independent

June 27th, 2020|

Boris Johnson has appointed a Downing Street aide who railed against multiculturalism and said institutional racism was a myth to lead a commission on racial equality. Munira Mirza, director of the [...]

Sayeeda Warsi attacks new UK race inequality commission | Race | The Guardian

June 27th, 2020|

The former Tory party chair, Sayeeda Warsi, has hit out at the government’s new commission on racial inequalities, saying she fears it will result in a “whitewash”, and criticised controversial [...]

False Positives: the Prevent counter-extremism policy in healthcare (report launch) | Medact Calendar

June 27th, 2020|

We are excited to be able to invite you to an online launch of our latest report ‘False Positives: the Prevent counter-extremism policy in healthcare’. This report brings together new [...]

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