Prevent referrals over rightwing extremism rise by over a third

Prevent figures show number of referrals concerning far-right extremism have risen by a third in twelve months. For the first time ever, a similar proportion of people at risk of being drawn into terrorism in the UK have received support for concerns relating to far-right extremism as radical Islam. It comes as official figures showed the number of people referred to the government’s flagship counter-terrorism Prevent programme over concerns about far-right activity has risen by a third in a year…more: