Channel 4 recently broadcast a film which reflected the views of several members of the UK’s Palestinian community in relation to the ongoing tensions in the Middle East. It raised some interesting perspectives, but my attention was caught by mention of the counter terrorism strategy, Prevent, and the abjectly untrue claim that training materials suggest support for Palestinians is a ‘potential indicator of extremism’.

A training slide was shown on the screen with its title pasted in the top left corner on a distinctive green background which reads “An Introduction to the Prevent Duty as it Affects Higher Education”. On…

William Baldet

#CVE Coordinator, UK | Senior Fellow @ISDGlobal, Policy & Practitioner Fellow @C4ARR | #AVE Network | @RANEurope | #OSCE |

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