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People's Review of Prevent

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.

Sunday Telegraph pays “substantial damages” to mosque leader following defamatory claims

In an embarrassing settlement, The Sunday Telegraph has paid “substantial damages” to Mohammed Kozbar after an article by “journalist” Andrew Gilligan was found to be defamatory.[1]Andrew Gilligan, who is no stranger to the courts, falsely portrayed Mohammed Kozbar, general secretary of Finsbury Park Mosque, as a supporter of “violent Islamist extremism” as part of a botched attempt to smear the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn.[2] Read more

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