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.
Through an approach of embodying the inquiry, this journal article investigates the scope, recommendations, and forensic investigation of the Manchester Arena Inquiry, and the way it places further responsibility for security on civil society, while being divorced from actual experiences of local spaces.
Yusuf Patel of the SRE Islam podcast ‘The Parental Guidance’ considers the LGBTQ+ programme and the Prevent strategy, with Dr Laila Aithadj.
Dr Layla Aitlhadj and Prof. John Holmwood introduce the second report from the People’s Review of Prevent (PRoP): A Response to the Shawcross Review of Prevent.
In this interview, Dr Layla Aitlhadj speaks about the latest review of Prevent by William Shawcross, and the implications of the policy now and possibly in the future for the UK.
At the Prevent Watch Annual Update event 2022, Director of Prevent Watch, Dr Layla Aitlhadj, highlighted the importance of the People’s Review of Prevent, especially the wealth of evidence that fed into the review.
This summary is a foundational read for those seeking case-based evidence and academic review of counter-extremism, in the UK or globally.
T report argues that Islamophobia comes in two different types: religious Islamophobia and racial Islamophobia – and each requires a different response.
British media coverage of Muslims and Islam reflects the scale of negative reporting in media in the UK, and offers suggestions for more ethical coverage.
A new report entitled The Henry Jackson Society: The Threat to British Democracy Caused by Security Think Tanks explores the impact that security think tanks are having on societal cohesion in the UK. Authored by authored by Richard McNiel-Wilson (European University Institute), Rob Faure Walker (University College London) and Isobel Ingham-Barrow (University of Exeter), the report highlights links between such groups and the British and international far Right. In doing so, they combine with patterns of divisive and agenda-driven reports based in impoverished methodologies to shape UK policy and political discourse for the worse. Such groups have caused concern amongst numerous equalities, community, and faith groups and are cited as enabling and encouraging Islamophobia and racism, facilitating far-Right mobilisation, and pushing successive UK governments towards policy positions that damage societal cohesion. You can read the full report here: The_Threat_to_British-Democracy.pdf