"The media don't help the situation. If you look at how they covered the aftermath of the Woolwich attack, they were demonising Muslims and were Islamaphobic.
This could lead vulnerable people into radicalisation. It's not the only avenue, but it's a danger for some.
The government's Prevent policy to tackle extremism was rushed through after 7/7 and it has proved to be ineffective in combating home-grown terrorism at the community level.
They need to tackle the root causes of radicalisation in communities through more community cohesion, employment opportunities and a way out of the communities people are trapped in.
There also needs to be a lot more interaction between Muslim and non-Muslim communities through more education and awareness.
View my statement and other viewpoints on the BBC website.
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