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.
Epidemic Empire will be of interest for post-colonial studies as a background to counter-extremism, and for those concerned with the presence of Prevent in healthcare.
This summary is a foundational read for those seeking case-based evidence and academic review of counter-extremism, in the UK or globally.
Secretive ‘Vulnerability Support Hubs’ in the British public health care system was exposed through this report by MedAct, essential for those concerned with the collision between counter-extremism and mental health.
The “psychologisation of counter-extremism” is happening apace; this 2020 journal article argues that this is to evade the charge of racism in managing Muslim political agency.
Of key interest to researchers into the harms of counter-extremism and its self-reinforcement through statistics, this report reveals how ‘false positives’ are embedded in the pre-crime theories driving counter-extremism.
Post 9/11 Islamophobia and the pathologisation of black people should be tackled as part of the Mental Health Act review, argue former psychiatrist Suman Fernando and researcher Tarek Younis.
Among the first empirical studies of how healthcare workers are trained to perform a counter-terrorism role under the UK Prevent strategy, this report evidences safeguarding professionals ethical concerns.
A landmark report into the impact of Prevent in education and health, this Open Society Justice Initiative is based on over 87 interviews, legal research and public material.
One of the earliest interrogations of pre-crime predictive tools within the framework of counter-extremism, this CAGE report is a basic must-read for all concerned with Prevent.