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U.K. Anti-Extremism Strategy ‘Failing to Engage Muslim Communities’

The U.K. government’s flagship counter-extremism Prevent strategy is failing to engage with Muslim communities, a government adviser has said.

Dame Sara Khan told the BBC that a “vacuum” of information about its purpose had been left by the government, which was then being filled by Islamists. She added the government must address the concerns of Muslim communities.

Dame Sara also said fears of racism accusations made some local authorities uncomfortable with tackling extremism.

Read the full story at the BBC

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