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Saleha Jaffer

Saleha is the founder of an organisation called Families Against Stress and Trauma (FAST) and an elected councillor for Lambeth.

FAST’s Families Matter ( campaign launched in July 2014 to provide support and guidance to parents and anyone else concerned that their loved ones might be vulnerable to radicalisation or to being targeted by extremists. Saleha has first-hand experience of working families and individuals affected by radicalisation and personally provides support including workshops and discussions or meetings with other trained. Support provided includes one-to-one discussions, group workshops or meetings with other trained professionals including psychologists.

Extremists Prey On The Most Vulnerable: We Must Continue To Come Together Before It's Too Late

Much of the criticism of The State has been based on the idea it humanises those joining Daesh. But the point is that those who commit terrorist acts are human, and preventing future atrocities requires an understanding of how they entered down that dark path. Whether or not you watched it, liked it or hated it, the series raises the imperative question of what drives young people to turn away from the people that love them.
31/08/2017 17:38 BST