This blog deals with the harmful aspects of Prevent to which Shawcross admits when he describes it as “a state-run scheme to counter specific ideas, attitudes,
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.
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
The Law Council of Australia has joined civil liberty groups, journalists and advocacy groups to sound the alarm on proposed counter-extremism laws, saying they are unnecessary
When global counter extremism means you can be an ‘extremist’ for political activity in another country, having to confront Prevent while fleeing for safety in the
Fizza Qureshi, CEO of the Migrants’ Rights Network, explains why her charity did not want to apply for funding from the Mayor of London to tackle
The Shawcross Review of Prevent urges far-reaching changes to the administrative organisation of Prevent, involving increased centralisation and direct control by the Home Office.
The Prevent strategy of the UK’s counter-extremism policy is out of step with the realities of British society, and its placing of religious communities of belonging
An excerpt from the People’s Review of Prevent, on the Prevent strategy and children’s rights, data collection, bogus claims of ‘success’ and why Prevent must be
The globalisation of counter-extremism (CVE) is an emerging human rights concern, due to Britain’s failed Prevent counter-extremism strategy being sanitised and presented as a framework for
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