Prison staff reluctant to tackle Islamic extremists for fear of being labelled racist

Muslim in jailPrison staff are reluctant to tackle Islamic extremists in fear of being labelled racist.

A damning report claims that officers were being exploited by Islamic inmates in British jails who are aware staff are worried about losing their job due to racism complaints.

The independent review, commissioned by Justice Secretary Michael Gove, also recommended that Islamic prisoners convicted of terror offences be kept away from other Muslims in a specially designed blocks at high-security jails, reports the Sunday Times.

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