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November 27, 2016

Woman who works for Government’s counter-terrorism unit posts backing for extremists online

Henry Jackson Society
Rupert Sutton

Originally published by The Sun

A WOMAN who works for the Government’s counter-terrorism unit has been posting backing for extremists online.

Henry Jackson Society research fellow, Rupert Sutton, said: “Mend has been part of a deeply damaging campaign to undermine public confidence in counter-radicalisation efforts at a time when they are needed more than ever.

“Prevent delivery staff should be vigorously challenging Mend’s anti-Prevent activism, not working with them under any circumstances.”

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Rupert Sutton

About Rupert Sutton

Rupert Sutton is a Researcher at Student Rights and the co-author of 'Challenging extremists: Practical frameworks for our universities'. He is originally from Maidstone and holds a BA in War Studies from the University of Kent, and an MA in Terrorism and Security from King’s College London where he wrote his thesis on Loyalist paramilitarism. He previously interned at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation as well as spending two years with the NHS.

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