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Updated on 2 Apr 2020
Rightist Violence: An Historical Perspective

The aim of this essay is to trace the evolution of extreme right-wing violence by paying close attention to its changing patterns from the late nineteenth century to the present. Its basic subject is the specific form of violent actions that have historically emerged from the Right. As such, it takes the form of a […]

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Updated on 2 Apr 2020
Recording ICCT Live Briefing: Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State: Competition or Cooperation in Western Sahel?

Please find the Recording of the ICCT Live Briefing  here. On Thursday 26 March 2020, from 16:00 to 17:00 (CET/GMT+1), The International Centre for Counter-terrorism – The Hague hosted a special Live Briefing, followed by a Q&A session. Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State: Competition or Cooperation in Western Sahel? In recent years, the Western Sahel has […]

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Updated on 18 Mar 2020
Social Media in Mali and its Relation to Violent Extremism: A Youth Perspective

The influence of social media on the spread of violent extremist narratives and online radicalisation processes has recently become a focal point for research in the fields of Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism; however, most of the studies thus far have focused on Western countries and have often been aimed at analysing phenomena such as […]

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Updated on 17 Mar 2020
Testament to Murder: The Violent Far-Right’s Increasing Use of Terrorist Manifestos

Over the past few years, several major far-right terrorist attacks have been accompanied by detailed, published manifestos, which outline ideology, motivation, and tactical choices. Given that such manifestos are rapidly becoming an essential part of far-right violence, they urgently require more detailed analysis. In this Policy Brief, Jacob Ware assesses the manifestos for common themes, […]

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Updated on 26 Mar 2020
Les Sables Mouvants du Paysage Terroriste Sahélien

This article is also available in English. Au cours de ces dernières années, le Sahel occidental a connu une augmentation sans précédent de la violence terroriste, avec plus de 4.000 morts signalées en 2019—soit une multiplication par cinq du nombre de décès causés par des attaques terroristes depuis 2016. Bien que contenue pour un temps […]

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Updated on 26 Mar 2020
The Shifting Sands of the Sahel’s Terrorism Landscape

Cet article est également disponible en français. In recent years, the Western Sahel has experienced an unprecedented rise in terrorist violence, with more than 4,000 deaths reported in 2019—a fivefold increase in the number of fatalities caused by terrorist attacks since 2016. While once contained in northern Mali, terrorist violence has rapidly spread both east- […]

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Updated on 12 Mar 2020
Cancelled – Right Wing Extremism In Europe: The Case of Germany – 27 March 2020

In light of recent developments related to COVID-19, including the recently announced US travel ban for many European countries affected by corona, including The Netherlands, the lecture on ‘Right-Wing Extremism in Europe’, originally scheduled for Friday 27 March, is hereby cancelled. We are exploring alternative dates and will keep you updated if a new date […]

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Updated on 27 Feb 2020
Renske van der Veer at the Munich Security Conference (MSC)

ICCT Director Renske ven der Veer represented ICCT at the Munich Secuirty Conference (MSC) from 14-16 February. She had a Sahel-heavy programme, discussing issues like the context-sensitivity of working in the Sahel, the need to increase understanding of potential long-term negative effects of interventions, and the opportunities working with youth in the region offer – […]

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Updated on 26 Feb 2020
MERIT Newsflash No.31

MERIT Newsflash No. 31 is out! To read about the MERIT Project update and the latest development in Mali, follow this link. If you have any remarks, questions or suggestions, feel free to contact us! To subscribe to the monthly MERIT Newsflash, click here.

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Updated on 27 Feb 2020
The Dutch approach to extremist offenders

This Policy Brief focuses on the Dutch approach to dealing with extremist offenders. It addresses the general evolution of the terrorism threat landscape and the corresponding Dutch national counter-terrorism response. More specifically, it addresses the legal approach to the population of terrorist offenders, the development and evolution of the prison regime, and the policies that […]

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