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Updated on 22 Mar 2019
2019 Advanced Summer Programme: Preventing, Detecting and Responding to the Violent Extremist Threat

Register now for the Advanced Summer Programme: Preventing, Detecting and Responding to the Violent Extremist Threat organised by ICCT and Leiden University from 19 August to the 23 August 2019 in The Hague.

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Updated on 22 Mar 2019
2019 Advanced Summer Programme: Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and the Rule of Law

Register now for the Advanced Summer Programme on terrorism, counter-terrorism and the rule of law organised by ICCT and T.M.C. Asser Institute from 26 August to the 30 August 2019 in The Hague.

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Updated on 20 Mar 2019
February 2019 Newsletter

Our February Newsletter is out! To read about our latest publications, media updates and projects, follow this link. If you have any remarks, questions or suggestions, feel free to contact us! To subscribe to the monthly newsletter, click here.

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Updated on 20 Mar 2019
January 2019 Newsletter

Our January Newsletter is out! To read about our latest publications, media updates and projects, follow this link. If you have any remarks, questions or suggestions, feel free to contact us! To subscribe to the monthly newsletter, click here.

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Updated on 20 Mar 2019
December 2018 Newsletter

Our December Newsletter is out! To read about our latest publications, media updates and projects, follow this link. If you have any remarks, questions or suggestions, feel free to contact us! To subscribe to the monthly newsletter, click here.

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Updated on 19 Mar 2019
Destination Jihad: Italy’s Foreign Fighters

This report thoroughly analyses the profiles of individuals with ties to Italy who traveled to join the ranks of Islamic State and other armed groups from 2011 up to October 2017. It provides the first public and systematic investigation of foreign fighters with links to Italy, by inferring observations from 21 individual categories of variables. […]

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Updated on 18 Mar 2019
Research Fellow Christophe Paulussen and Rumyana van Ark on dealing with foreign terrorist fighters (French)

In the article by Radio Canada on how to deal with returning foreign terrorist fighters, Research Fellow Christophe Paulussen and Rumayana van Ark are referred to in the article. They argued about how states should assume their responsibilities in handling these cases. Read it here (article in French).

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Updated on 14 Mar 2019
Jihadist ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Appeals: Propaganda Wars for the Moral High Ground

The notion of ‘Responsibility to Protect’ (R2P) is typically associated with the global obligation of states to protect populations from mass atrocities; a principle which was endorsed by the United Nations in 2005. Two decades earlier, Abdullah Azzam’s fatwa Defense of Muslim Lands: The First Obligation After Iman (1984) established what could be described as […]

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Updated on 14 Mar 2019
British Citizenship Revoked, Bangladeshi Citizenship Uncertain – What Next for Shamima Begum?

On 17 February 2015, Shamima Begum (15), Kadiza Sultana (17), and Amira Abase (17), boarded a flight from London’s Gatwick Airport to Istanbul. After an in Bayrampasa, Turkey, they got on a bus to Urfa – a town close to the Syrian border. It is thought that they crossed the Turkish-Syrian border and travelled towards […]

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Updated on 7 Mar 2019
The Repatriation of Foreign Fighters and Their Families: Options, Obligations, Morality and Long-Term Thinking

As Islamic State (IS) loses control of its so-called Caliphate, the question on what to do with foreign fighters and their families has become more pertinent. The announcement of the US withdrawal from Syria in December, as well as Trump’s tweets mid-February that the US would release 800 fighters captured in Syria if its allies […]

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