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"Ian Acheson, Senior Advisor at the Counter Extremism Project, agreed Prevent needed to change. 

He tweeted today: 'As the Home Secretary says and some of us have been saying for a while, Prevent has morphed into a strategy that awards a (convenient) completely false equivalence between Islamist and XRW threat and is swamped by mission creep. Time for a reset.'"

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April 18, 2022
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CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson writes: "In the last five years there have been at least five terrorist acts committed in this country by violent extremists who have had previous contact with Prevent. Once is too many. Five events that outraged and terrified the public, and left six people dead and scores with life changing injuries, is a trend that can’t be ignored."

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April 13, 2022
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"Ian Acheson, a former prison governor and senior adviser at the Counter Extremism Project, said the official narrative that the far-right is the fastest growing threat is a 'comfort blanket' obscuring the 'patently more potent threat of Islamist extremism'."

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April 11, 2022
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Grassroots Solutions Empower the U.K.’s PREVENT Strategy

In March, David Anderson Q.C. and Lord Carlile of Berriew Q.C. appeared before the Human Rights Committee in Parliament to discuss the human rights ramifications of the U.K. Government’s PREVENT programme, which aims to safeguard people from the...

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