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Students say terror law was used wrongly against them

The government is to publish an updated strategy for tackling extremism and terrorism, on Tuesday afternoon.

The Times newspaper says a review identified serious failings with the existing policy - known as Prevent - which was originally launched after the 7 July bombings in 2005 to stop the growth of home-grown terrorism.

But there is a delicate balance between protecting individuals and alienating an entire community if mistakes are made, as Richard Watson reports from Nottingham.

Read more: Updated anti-extremism strategy due to be published

Broadcast on Monday 6 June 2011.

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