Shawcross’s recommendation on Prevent and immigration urges that the policy be extended into the immigration system and into job centres. But increasing their hostility is not the answer to a
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.
Mahdi Rahimi was an asylum seeker with ambitions to go to university. But his life changed when police linked him to the Parsons Green bomber. Read more
A Kurdish asylum seeker has told Middle East Eye that Prevent police officers in Wales asked him to work for them as an informant in local mosques in return for help with his immigration status. Read more