UK’s anti-terror chief fears rights group boycott threatens Prevent review

Neil Basu says move to protest appointment of William Shawcross could harm process

Britain’s best chance of reducing terrorist violence risks being damaged amid a huge backlash to the government’s choice of William Shawcross to lead a review of Prevent, the country’s top counter-terrorism officer has told the Guardian.

Assistant commissioner Neil Basu’s comments came after key human rights and Muslim groups announced a boycott of the official review of Prevent, which aims to stop Britons being radicalised into violent extremism.

Continue reading…

WashingtonPost_bigger

Somalia’s politicians strike a last-minute deal, but fears of conflict remain high

TheGuardian_bigger

Britain must reset its compass, from housing to wages, says archbishop of York

TheTelegraph_bigger

Chelsea vs Manchester United, Premier League: live score and latest updates

NYT_bigger

Cuomo Investigation: Governor Attacked Over His ‘Independent Review’ of Sex Harassment Claims

WashingtonPost_bigger

Somalia’s politicians strike a last-minute deal, but fears of conflict remain high

TheGuardian_bigger

Britain must reset its compass, from housing to wages, says archbishop of York

TheTelegraph_bigger

Chelsea vs Manchester United, Premier League: live score and latest updates

NYT_bigger

Cuomo Investigation: Governor Attacked Over His ‘Independent Review’ of Sex Harassment Claims

SCMP_bigger

Indonesia condemns Myanmar violence after worst day of bloodshed

WashingtonPost_bigger

Israel expands probe into the oil spill endangering its shoreline

TheGuardian_bigger

More than 50,000 people call for inquiry into use of Queen’s consent