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Report on exporting Prevent exposes UK complicity in CVE rights abuse in Indonesia

A new report by Rights and Security International entitled Exporting Prevent: The UK government’s complicity in rights-violating counter-extremism programmes in Indonesia is the first of very few studies uncovering CVE rights abuse arising from the cooperation between the UK and foreign governments on preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) projects.

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Press TV: Michael Gove defines extremism to weaken pro-Palestine activism

A 25-minute interview with Dr Layla Aitlhadj of Prevent Watch and Chris Williamson examines the implications of a redefinition of extremism by Michael Gove, UK Secretary of State. The main theme that emerges is that Mr. Gove appears to be attempting to invite the “divide and rule” tactic of the former British Empire to weaken the pro-Palestine movement. You can listen to the full interview on Press TV. Related… Prevent is Political: No ‘new defintion of extremism’, just a war on ideas (Expert View, 2024)