Counter-extremism lessons 'should be part of national curriculum'
Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, a Pakistani politician and Islamic scholar, calls for British Muslims to be taught 'peace' in school to tackle radicalisation
Every Muslim in Britain should be made to take counter-extremism lessons at school to prevent radicalisation, a Pakistani politician and senior Islamic scholar has said.
Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri said that lessons on "peace", "counter-terrorism" and "deradicalisation" should be made part of the national curriculum in state schools.
He said the subjects should be made compulsory for all Muslim students in the country and optional for non-Muslim children.
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