British Target Prisons as Terror Incubators

[Christian Science Monitor] Mark Rice-Oxley - British authorities are increasingly concerned that as more Islamist terrorists end up in Britain's jails, radicalization of other prisoners could become commonplace. Officials have launched plans to train dozens of prison imams to ensure they are part of the solution, not part of the problem. Mentoring vulnerable prisoners is another tactic under consideration. Other options include grouping jihadis together to prevent proselytizing among the general prison population, close supervision of the noisiest evangelists, and better training for prison officers to alert them to tell-tale signs of radicals at work.

2008-03-21 01:00:00

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