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August 2017

Together Against Prevent

Britain Forges Ahead With Anti-Extremism Commission | Daniel Blackman, National Catholic |Register

Prevent scheme ‘fosters fear and censorship at universities’ | Josh Halliday, The Guardian

Prevent: Home Office’s anti-extremism programme may be made compulsory in some cases | Rob Merrick, The Independent

Prevent scheme referrals double since 2017 UK terror attacks | Press Association, The Guardian

A senior copper has slammed critics of the government’s anti-terror strategy. But he’s convincing nobody | Glen Block, The Canary

Senior Met officer says some British Muslims ‘do not want Prevent strategy to work’ | John Ashmore, Politics Home

Universities stop spying on their students? Now that’s a radical idea | Giles Fraser, The Guardian

Schools ‘overzealous’ in reporting radicalisation fears | Helen Ward, TES

University cleaners trained to spot students at risk from extremism | Anna Davis, The Evening Standard

June 2017

Together Against Prevent

Theresa May’s counter-extremism plan will create an incompetent police state | Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed, Open Democracy

Muslim children as young as nine branded terrorists in wake of recent terror attacks, reveals Childline | May Bulman, The Independent

A Corbyn-led government should start by scrapping the Prevent Strategy | Ava Nanopolous, Open Democracy

Andy Burnham pledges to replace Prevent strategy in Manchester | Josh Halliday, The Guardian

Why criminalising non-violent extremism won’t prevent terrorism | Daniel Kirkpatrick, The Conversation

UN says Prevent extremism policy is ‘inherently flawed’ | George Greenwood, BBC News

What Britain needs to fight terrorism is evidence – not ideology | Sayeeda Warsi, The Guardian

How should we deal with UK extremism? By erasing inequality | Faiza Shaheen, The Guardian

We will not tackle extremism by stigmatising Muslim citizens | Tariq Ramadan, The Guardian

Theresa May’s talk about British values puts all Muslims under suspicion | Myriam Francois, The Guardian

The ‘Trojan Horse’ plot? A figment of neo-Conservative imagination | Peter Oborne, Middle East Eye

May 2017

Together Against Prevent

UN investigator calls for independent review of ‘divisive’ Prevent | Areeb Ullah, Middle East Eye

‘Trojan Horse’: Cases against teachers dropped | BBC News

Manchester attack: Abedi ‘not known’ to Prevent scheme | BBC News

The shameless pushers of Prevent who took advantage of the Manchester attack | Dilly Hussain, 5PillarsUK

Five teachers accused in Trojan horse affair free to return to classroom | Richard Adams, The Guardian

Sayeeda Warsi: UK policy on radicalisation ‘has been flawed for years’ | Sian Cain, The Guardian

Manchester bomber ‘was not referred to Prevent’ despite local concerns | Simon Hooper, Middle East Eye

If we asked young British Muslims what they think about extremism, we might actually be able to tackle the issue | Mubeen Hussain, The Independent

Reality Check: Why does the Prevent strategy divide opinion? BBC News

Theresa May plans anti-extremism drive if Tories win election | Alan Travis, The Guardian

Theresa May Is Under Pressure To Review An Anti-Extremism Strategy That Has Alienated Many Muslims |  Alex Spence, Buzzfeed

After Manchester: It’s time to rethink Prevent |  Tom Charles, Al Araby

After admitting it can’t define ‘extremism’, Conservative Party pledges to defeat it | Areeb Ullah, Middle East Eye

Don’t Go to the Doctor | Karma Nabulsi, London Review of Books

Leak: counter-terrorism strategy in Scotland focuses on sectarianism and far right | Billy Briggs, The Ferret

EU embraces UK counter-extremism policies despite human rights concerns | Simon Hooper, Middle East Eye

Lecturers ‘failing to report students over radicalisation’ | Dominic Kennedy, The Times

April 2017

Together Against Prevent

Far-right Polish MEP barred from London university ‘under anti-terror laws’| Luke Dolan, TalkRadio

World’s longest ambulance convoy’ defiant in face of police ‘harassment’ | Amandla Thomas-Johnson, Middle East Eye

Is there any place for counterterrorism in the NHS? | Anna Gulland. British Medical Journal

NHS not doing enough to help police prevent terror attacks, warns Met’s counterterrorism chief | Sarah Knapton, The Telegraph

Report signs of friends’ radicalisation, say UCL students | William McLennan, Camden New Journal

‘Prevent’, free speech and antisemitism | Walter Armbrust, Open Democracy

Low number of Scots pupils referred to anti-terror Prevent | Shan Ross, The Scotsman

Extent of Prevent counter-terror surveillance of Scottish society to remain secret after FoI ruling | David Jamieson, Common Space

British government uses failed Prevent as a bargaining tool in Brexit | CAGE

My ‘ethnic profiling’ arrest has shown me I’ll always be treated differently in the UK | Anonymous, The Guardian

Met police investigating Muslim man’s wrongful arrest over terrorism | Diane Taylor, The Guardian

March 2017

Together Against Prevent

Baroness Warsi: Prevent scheme should be paused | BBC News

Prevent anti-terror scheme must change, says Jeremy Corbyn | BBC News

When PREVENT officers came knocking on my door | CAGE

Baroness Warsi condemns UK’s Prevent strategy as ‘broken, toxic’ | Middle East Eye

UK government faces calls for review into ‘effectiveness’ of Prevent | Simon Hooper, Middle East Eye

UK terror police use International Women’s Day to call for women to report on families | Simon Hooper, Middle East Eye

Madani Younis: Radical Islam play ‘was censored’ | Giverny Masso, The Stage

Police chief snubs ‘Islamist terrorism’ event after criticism | Simon Hooper & Alex Macdonald, Middle East Eye

As a young British Muslim, I’ve been kicked out a mosque and told to stay away from Google – why do I feel like a terrorist? | Yousuf Zubair, The Independent

Inclusion of CAGE as “controversial” in PREVENT training manual shows how the policy strangles debate on crucial issues | CAGE

Students fear crackdown on Palestine activism on UK campuses | Areeb Ullah & Osha Al-Mossallami, Middle East Eye

What is an extremist? UK government admits it still doesn’t know | Simon Hooper, Middle East Eye

I’m now an extremist. You might be too | David Hearst, Middle East Eye