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How the Prevent review 'antagonises' its Muslim critics

After nearly four years of delay, the independent review of the UK’s counter-terror programme, Prevent, has been published.

The highly-controversial strategy has been slammed by Muslim groups for creating an environment of fear and suspicion around ordinary citizens, who have been questioned in their workplaces, schools, and medical facilities as a result.

But instead, the review by William Showcross praises Prevent, highlighting instead the need to counter what he calls "bad faith" actors trying to undermine the programme.

In this episode of The Big Picture, we sit down with Dr Layla Aitlhadj, the director and lead campaigner of Prevent Watch, a Muslim-led initiative representing those impacted by the Prevent programme, some of whom are as young as four years old.

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