Government’s own legal advice says plans to outlaw ‘non-violent extremism’ are incompatible with free speech
Posted: Tue, 31 Jan 2017
The Government's plans to ban 'non-violent extremism' are "sinking without trace", a source close to the efforts has told the Guardian.
Posted: Thu, 03 Nov 2016
The senior lawyer tasked with reviewing the Government's legislation on counter-extremism has strongly criticised draft plans for tackling "non-violent extremism".
Posted: Wed, 13 Jul 2016
Security minister Karen Bradley MP has faced strong criticism in a letter from the Defend Free Speech coalition, following her appearance before the Joint Committee on Human Rights.
Posted: Fri, 30 Oct 2015
A new campaign to oppose the Government's controversial plans for Extremism Disruption Orders (EDOs) has been officially launched in Parliament.
Posted: Mon, 19 Oct 2015
The Government has released its long-awaited counter-extremism plan, and set out a host of measures aimed at tackling the spread of radical Islamist ideologies.
Posted: Wed, 27 May 2015
The National Secular Society has expressed concern over new "anti-extremism" plans announced in the Conservative Government's first Queen's Speech.
Posted: Thu, 14 May 2015
The National Secular Society has expressed concern at the Government's new proposals to challenge extremism and radicalisation.