What is the Prevent Strategy?
Prevent is a government strategy designed to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorist or extremist causes.
The Prevent strategy covers all types of terrorism and extremism, including political and religious extremism.
Extremism – vocal or active opposition to fundamental British values such as democracy, the rule of law and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs
Ideology – a set of beliefs
Terrorism – an action that endangers or causes serious violence to a person/people, causes serious damage to property, or seriously interferes or disrupts an electronic system, and is intended to advance a political, religious or ideological cause
Radicalisation – the process by which a person comes to support extremism and terrorism
What to do if you are concerned?
You can call the Anti-Terrorism Hotline: 0800 789321 or visit their website: www.gov.uk/report-terrorism
You can report material such as:
articles, images, speeches or videos that promote terrorism or encourage violence
content encouraging people to commit acts of terrorism
websites made by terrorist or extremist organisations
videos of terrorist attacks
If you have found harmful information, pictures or videos on the internet you can report it anonymously.