Tag: prevent

Prevent is stopping free speech on campus and demonising Muslims

…Since its inception, students and staff have warned about the potential for Prevent to have an impact on free speech on campus, in particular that of Muslim students and staff. The latest statistics regarding university events and speakers affected by the Prevent duty not only demonstrate that it must be scrapped, but that politicians and the media must listen to and amplify the voices of students rather than dismiss them as “snowflakes” when they speak…..more” the guardian

Over a billion! UN guidelines unveiled to prevent rising hearing loss among young smartphone listeners

“Over a billion young people are at risk of hearing loss simply by doing what they really enjoy doing a lot, which is listening regularly to music through their headphones over their devices,” said Dr Shelly Chadha, a Technical Officer, working on preventing deafness and hearing loss, at WHO. “At the moment, we don’t really have anything solid other than our instinct to tell us: are we doing this right, or is this something that is going to lead to tinnitus and hearing loss a few years down the line?”…more: unnews

Fasting Helps Prevent Heart Disease and Treat Asthma, Arthritis Etc…

For its proponents, fasting helps prevent heart disease and treat asthma, arthritis,download (1)chronic digestive diseases, some chronic respiratory infections and even depression.

Medical experts warn that like any extreme change in habits, fasting should be practiced in moderation under a doctor’s supervision and expectations for dramatic long-term health benefits should be kept in check. MORE

South Korea Stages Mock Funerals to Help Prevent Suicide

The Prophet said, “Remember often the destroyer of pleasures. Never does a servant remember it during hardship except that it will become easier for him, and never does he not remember it during ease except that it will become harder for him.” (Sahih Ibn Hibban) , and: “The one who remembers death the most and is best preparing for it. Those are the wisest.’ (Sahih Ibn Majah)

Local Muslim leaders, law enforcement discuss plans to prevent terrorism

Wednesday to lay out plans to stop terrorist threats at the local level.Muslim leaders, law enforcement discuss terrorism prevention photo

Several local imams of the American Muslim Leadership Council promised to be the eyes and ears of law enforcement within their religious communities.

They said they will be the ones watching and reporting any acts of extremism within local Muslim communities…MORE:  .wftv.