Mandela Day: A man who knew deeply the subjective meaning of the word “terrorist”

2018-07-27T11:16:20+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Prevent in the News|

Yesterday was Mandela Day and around the world mainstream news outlets celebrated Nelson Mandela, a man that Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan once labelled “terrorist” and an individual whose liberation movement embodied by the African National Congress and its allies was criminalised and its leaders imprisoned, some of them for the majority of their adult

The New UK Counterterrorism Strategy: Critical Questions for the ‘Prevent’ Strand

2018-07-13T18:39:02+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Prevent in the News|

A new version of the UK’s counterterrorism strategy (also known as CONTEST), was unveiled earlier this month. Of the four strands comprising CONTEST, it is the Prevent strand, preventing individuals from becoming terrorists and supporting terrorism, that elicits the strongest reaction from different sections of British society. Read more

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