Report: UK counterterrorism policy Islamaphobic, violates child rights and other stories

Today we look at the People’s Review of Prevent-UK’s “counter terrorism” strategy, the US DEA’s targeting of Bolivia’s coca growers’ movement, and more

February 16, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at the People’s Review of Prevent report on the U.K.’s notorious counter-terrorism Prevent strategy and its impact on children and Muslim communities; statements by former president Evo Morales on a destabilization plan by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration against coca growers in Bolivia; a Human Rights Watch report on the indefinite and arbitrary detention of refugees and asylum-seekers in Australia; and a hunger strike launched by Egyptian political prisoner Walid Shawky to protest systemic medical negligence and other rights abuses in the country’s prison system.