Tags Counter-extremism

Tag: counter-extremism

Artists withdraw from Bradford Literature Festival after Counter Extremism funding revealed

Six writers and activists pulled out of the Bradford literature festival, which took place 28th June - 7th July 2019, after it was revealed...

Report sheds light on the harmful globalisation of countering violent extremism...

A report by Arun Kundnani and Ben Hayes “brings much needed attention to the global deployment of increasingly standardized policies countering violent extremism”.

UN representative criticises Prevent duty for impacting racial equality in the...

The UN special rapporteur on racism, Professor Tendayi Achiume, has criticised the Prevent duty for fuelling distrust among ethnic minority communities and for impacting racial equality in the UK. Her comments came as she observed that Brexit has contributed to an environment of increased “explicit racial, ethnic and religious intolerance” in the UK.

UK National Union of Students (NUS) publishes report on the experience...

The National Union of Students (NUS) has published its report ‘The experience of Muslim students in 2017-18’. The report highlights the obstacles Muslim students experience in higher and further education, including raising concerns about the effect of the Prevent initiative.