CEG response to Government’s Prevent Review ‘Progress Update’

One year on progress report - public support for Hamas shows more work needs to be done Sir William Shawcross’ concerns about the implementation of his Prevent review should prompt the Government to action. In the press yesterday, Sir William criticised the Government’s ‘One year on progress report’, arguing that there are key areas among his 34 recommendations that have not been adequately addressed. In his original review, published last February, Sir William criticised Prevent for overlooking an in-depth investigation into the domestic Hamas support network (IRP, p.25), despite the terrorist group being proscribed in full in late 2019. Troublingly, since the 7...

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