Schools in the UK Are Now Asking Muslim Children to Fill Out “Counter-Extremism” Tests

by Ananya Rao-Middleton Over the past couple of days, this photograph of a questionnaire/survey given to primary school children in East London has been widely circulated on social media. Statement from the executive head teacher of Buxton school, which is one in a number of schools involved in the pilot programme funded by the European… Read More

The Suffocation of British Muslim Civil Society Space

by Omayma El Ella In the run-up to the General Election it is important to consider the political engagement or lack thereof of the major parties with minorities in this country. From a Muslim perspective, the majority of that engagement has been predominantly centred on “counter-extremism” via the PREVENT programme. As with most minorities, Muslims… Read More