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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