The Prevent strategy is dividing our communities

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The government’s Prevent strategy is dividing our communities and will do nothing to deter terrorism, warns Stephen Smellie in the Morning Star (2 August 2016).

"...unions should call on members to refuse to attend Prevent training until such times as unions and human rights groups are satisfied that it is not racist, Islamophobic and likely to cause more problems than it can solve."

Stephen Smellie is Unison Scotland deputy convener.

Full article in the Morning Star