A social worker reveals a Prevent training that proved shockingly ignorant about basic Islamic beliefs, trite on Palestinian activism, while giving a brief nod to the far-right, and ignoring zionism altogether.
This case log details what came to be known as ‘The Quran Case’, when an 8-year-old Muslim boy was asked by counter-terrorism officers under Prevent to recite verses from the Qur’an.
An aspiring doctor who was referred to Prevent over “misinformed” claims that he was “obsessed” with killing David Cameron must have his personal data deleted by the Metropolitan Police, the High Court has ruled. The boy – known only as II – was 11 when a tutor raised concerns in December 2015 that he allegedly wanted to kill the then prime minister, had spoken about “America being evil” and said he “liked Game Of Thrones because of the beheadings”. Officers with the Prevent anti-radicalisation programme spoke to his mother, NK, who said her son had recently written a letter he wanted to send to Mr Cameron which “spoke of peace and unity throughout the world”. Read more at Asian Image Related… The pressure-cooker effect: The harm of self-censorship on Palestine (Expert View, 2023) How Prevent will target a child, but ignore the cause (Expert View, 2023) The People’s Review of […]
This is a statement by Netpol about how a 14-year-old Derbyshire boy was labelled a ‘domestic extremist’, because he said in class that he is an anti-fascist.
MM was questioned by Prevent for his anti-war activism, after he began demonstrating against the Iraq war and the deaths of Muslims in captivity.
A grassroots community co-operative encountered Prevent toxicity when their core funding source demanded they undergo counter-extremism training.
A mother suffered harassment by Prevent over the course of six-months. Prevent officers visited the family home 3-4 times a month regarding her son.
Speakers at a community organisation’s event were deemed to be “Islamist” and the event was cancelled, butneither the local authority or the university provided any evidence of this claim.
Muslim teacher suspended based on a private discussion in which he questioned the definition of a terrorist, something that was deemed ‘anti-Western’ and ‘against British values’.
A Muslim mother is deemed ‘extremist’ and has her children removed against all evidence, after an acquaintance claimed she was travel to Yemen.