Information about children referred to Prevent could be held on databases for decades and potentially for the rest of their lives, digital rights campaigners have warned in a new report.
A social worker reveals a Prevent training that proved shockingly ignorant about basic Islamic beliefs, trite on Palestinian activism, while giving a brief nod to the far-right, and ignoring zionism altogether.
The latest Prevent statistics direct us to an answer that lies in following long-held practices that preserve trust and will allow better access to public services while restoring it to its rightful role.
Almost two years ago – a long time in the history of the Prevent strategy – I spoke to a mother who confided in me that her son was so distraught by a Prevent referral made by his school that he had told her he no longer wished to live. This is her story.
The coupling of public services with Prevent alters the crucial and delicate trust dynamics essential to education and health.
When it comes to Prevent referrals, these three specific and unexceptional case examples illustrate the undocumented impact of Prevent.
A recent UN report into children’s well-being in the UK should urge the withdrawal of Prevent counter-extremism from health and education.
Concerns have been raised around misogyny and extremism, and that young people in Bradford are falling under the influence of “misogynistic influencers”.
Prevent Watch was among at least 3 UK based NGOs that submitted concerns about children’s rights which have featured in last month’s publication of a report by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.
The Shawcross Review does not address the harms of Prevent scrutiny of children, and specifically Muslim children. Rather, its recommendations will accentuate them.