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Birmingham Central Mosque Chairman calls for boycott of 'racist' Prevent programme
The Chairman of Birmingham Central Mosque has called for a boycott of counter-terrorism programme Prevent after claims it is unfairly targeting Muslims, including schoolchildren.
Future Lord Mayor Muhammad Afzal also labelled David Cameron an 'Islamophobe' over the government strategy, designed to help authorities identify people at risk of radicalisation.
Prevent has now been extended to include Ofsted inspections of out-of-school education settings including madrassas - Islamic religious schools - which the chairman labelled 'racist'.
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