Government sympathy with the far-right can be proven by the way in which Prevent functions as a political tool.
Rishi Sunak is misleading the public and fear-mongering at a time when what we need is trust. Here's why his statistics are wrong.
Here's the key information you need to know about Prevent, from the perspective of Prevent Watch's senior caseworker and co-author of the People's Review of Prevent.
With the government review of Prevent delayed, it's time to examine what the leaks suggest.
Prevent’s “pre-crime” “risk-based” legal architecture delivered in the name of “keeping us safe” will bring an authoritarian future.
The latest Times piece on Prevent seriously misinterprets the Prevent strategy, writes Prof. John Holmwood. Times columnist, James Forsyth (‘Islamism is a greater threat than the far right’, June 16) seriously misrepresents the government’s Prevent strategy and its relation to counter-terrorism. He writes in anticipation of the publication of the much-delayed Shawcross Report which […]
The alternative rests in the realm of ideas and their healthy expression, writes Prof. John Holmwood. In the People’s Review of Prevent, we showed that Prevent is not working, but also that it couldn’t work. What, then, is its purpose? Why do some people continue to advocate for it and in terms that involve […]
Prevent was never about safeguarding, but nor is it about counter-terrorism, writes Layla Aitlhadj. Recent reports are suggesting that the long-awaited Shawcross Review on Prevent will recommend that Prevent is ‘re-focused’ as a ‘counter- terrorism programme’ rather than a ‘safeguarding scheme’. On the one hand, this is welcome news; it confirms what has […]