UK Anti-Terror 'Prevent' Strategy Under Scrutiny

An investigation by the UK Police and Crime Committee is underway, looking at the effectiveness of Britain's terror prevention strategy.


British Prime Minister David Cameron announced last September that any British jihadists returning from Iraq and Syria would be forced to attend 'deradicalization' programs. Speaking in the House of Commons, Mr Cameron said: "Adhering to British values is not an option or a choice".

Under the measures, any terror suspect placed under Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures (Tpims) would be forced to engage in the government's 'Prevent' program.


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