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Thursday, March 19, 2009

Muslim Projects Tackle Extremism

The Government has released details of 32 projects to be given funding to tackle violent extremism.

The Preventing Violent Extremism Community Leadership Fund (CLF) is worth £5.1 million over three years.

Junior communities minister Sadiq Khan said the CLF would fund a "more diverse and more wide-reaching" range of projects than before.


Mr Khan said: "We have seen the number of applications double compared to last year, showing clearly that Muslim communities are fully committed to doing all they can to tackle violent extremism and promote shared values to all who may be at risk of radicalisation.

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