Statements and Briefs
Position statements, briefs, pamphlets and information leaflets distributed in relation to Prevent and counter-extremism in different sectors.
The People's Review of Prevent
The People’s Review of Prevent is an alternative review to the Government Shawcross Review.
This review provides a voice to the people most impacted by the Prevent Duty.
Prevent is described as ‘safeguarding’ children from harms. However, under Prevent, safeguarding is focused on protecting the wider public from children believed to be ‘risky’, rather than protecting children from harms.
Throughout our report we present case studies that show how real these harms can be and the distress they cause to children and their families and carers.
The People’s Review of Prevent has released a briefing document to the higher education sector that is essential reading given recent events in the Middle East.
The far-right and Ukraine compared to Palestine solidarity in UK schools is the subject of this CAGE survey and brief released in July 2022, taken from 462 responses.
This brief released at Georgetown University in the US, sums up the UK Prevent Strategy and why it is harmful for an American audience concerned about Islamophobia.
This United Nations statement documents the growing concern at the UN about the potential for racial and religious abuse within Prevent.
The minutes from the House of Lords and House of Commons hearing of the JCHR report on Freedom of Speech at universities in relation to concerns about Prevent.
On counter-extremism against anti-racism in education, this handbook from the Black Students’ Campaign is a relaunch of their original, for student unions, officers and organisers.
This position statement as early as 2016 by the Royal College of Psychiatrists raises pressing ethical concerns about Prevent’s impact on the therapeutic relationship.
This brief on the Prevent strategy was put together by Stand up to Racism. It was one of the first to explain the harms counter-extremism of to rights-based student action.
Segregation in Britain is decreasing in most local authority districts of England and Wales, for all ethnic minority groups, says this brief from the 2011 census.