December 2015

Together Against Prevent

Britain’s police could become ‘thought police’ under plans to clamp down on extremism | Laura Hughes, The Telegraph

British Muslims and Prevent – interview with Malia Bouattia of the National Union of Students | Al Jazeera English

Claims anti-terror strategy forces Aberdeen doctor to spy on his juniors | Andrew Kellock, Aberdeen Press & Journal

Myriam Francois-Cerrah reports from London on UK anti-radicalisation | Myriam Francois-Cerrah, TRT World

Schools told to monitor internet access ‘to prevent radicalisation’ | Alison Kershaw, Mirror Online

Bolton headteacher slams government plan to stop young pupils becoming radicalised | Saiqa Chaudhari, The Bolton News

Prevent: Why London’s Greens can’t support the Assembly’s counter-extremism report | Jenny Jones, Mayorwatch

Society of mosques to boycott ‘racist’ anti-terror Prevent programme | Diane Taylor, The Guardian

How did mistrust of mainstream media become a sign of violent extremism? | Julian Petley, Open Democracy

Anti-Radicalisation Strategy ‘Alienating Pupils’ | Afua Hirsch, Sky News

Calls to scrap Prevent counter-terrorism strategy in Scotland as it ‘risks radicalising’ Muslim youth | Herald Scotland

Prevent programme ‘spying on our young people’, say east London imams | Randeep Ramesh, The Guardian

It’s time to cure Prevent | Philip Brittan, The Sunday Times (£)

Young people who question the Government or media may be extremists, officials tell parents | Jon Stone, The Independent

Peaceful campaigners branded terrorist threats | Billy Briggs, The Ferret

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