UK courts deal with 150 cases of children feared to be at risk of radicalisation by extremist parents

By Ellie Cullen and Kirsty Bosley

Nikita Malik, director of the Centre on Radicalisation and Terrorism and the report’s author, said: “The UK faces a real and imminent prospect of a wave of women from Islamic State returning to the UK with babies and children in tow. They return to a family courts system that is not currently up to the task of handling the serious challenges of extremism.

“The Family Courts requires urgent reform to ensure that they are procedurally fit for this emergent risk.

“Failure to see such reform could mean the children of extremists remain in the hands of their potentially dangerous parents.”

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