Amnesty International has called for the abolition of the Prevent strategy, accusing it of severe human rights abuses and of encouraging “thought policing”.
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.
A report by Amnesty International, illustrates that Prevent is a dangerously broken system where the vast majority of people reported do not present any threat.
Almost immediately last weekend the violence in Israel and Gaza was being played out on UK streets, convulsing historical Israeli-Palestinian tensions.
Increasing assaults on community security in the UK include the use of Prevent on Muslims, providing interesting common ground with the new Policing Act and its
This piece traces the development of the Commission for Countering Extremism (CCE) since 2018 and provides a picture of the state of counter-terror policy in Britain.
Birmingham artist Faisal Hussain’s We Must Not Be Extreme is part of an existing series of sculptural works that challenge Prevent, entitled Suspect Objects Suspect Subjects.
The coupling of public services with Prevent not only destroys the trust that is essential in these sectors, but it disturbs crucial power dynamics for trust.
As part of discussions about academic freedom in the UK, John Holmwood asks why the harms of the UK’s counter-extremism strategy Prevent have not featured in
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
UN concerns about children’s well-being in the UK should prompt withdrawal of Prevent from education and health
Two main areas of concern in a recent UN report should initiate discussions about the withdrawal of Prevent: “children deprived of a family environment” and the