Countering extremism: the right to remove children?

  • Madeline AbbasThe University of Manchester

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Period22 Oct 2018

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Media contributions

  • TitleCountering extremism: the right to remove children?
    Media name/
    Duration/Length/Size26 minutes
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionPrevent' is one of four strands ​of the UK government's wider counter-terrorism strategy and was established to deal with radicalisation within the Muslim community. It has also come under criticism for alienating those it's trying to reach. And a report by advocacy group CAGE is accusing the government of removing children from allegedly radicalized parents. They say that’s breaking the law, so when is intervention to protect children necessary? Joining us at the Roundtable is Madeline-Sophie Abbas, Sociology Lecturer at the University of Manchester; Asim Qureshi, CAGE Research Director; David Otto, Global Risk International Director and Mohammed Akunjee, a Criminal Defence Lawyer Roundtable is a discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London and presented by David Foster.
    URL Persons Madeline Abbas
    PersonsMadeline Abbas