Prevent is changing lives across Yorkshire and stopping terrorism, says counter-extremism head in exclusive column

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The head of the counter-extremism Prevent programme in Yorkshire has launched a passionate defence of its work and said the scheme has helped change the lives of vulnerable young people for the better. Writing in The Yorkshire Post today, Detective … Continue reading

Counter-terror programme is “doing a fantastic job” insists Home Secretary Amber Rudd during Leeds visit

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Home secretary Amber Rudd yesterday issued an unequivocal defence of the Government’s anti-radicalisation programme, after a Yorkshire civil liberties charity called for the controversial policy to be scrapped. Ms Rudd was speaking during a visit to Leeds, where she took … Continue reading

Nazir Afzal says UK muslim groups are distorting the truth

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British Islamic groups are undermining fight against terror by peddling ‘myths’ about Prevent campaign, says top Muslim lawyer Nazir Afzal said Cage and Prevent Watch were ‘distorting’ the truth about Prevent He slammed the Muslim Council of Britain for ‘not addressing’ radicalisation … Continue reading