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Updated on 8 Jul 2020
Alexander von Rosenbach Appointed Interim Director of ICCT

The Hague, 07 July 2020 – ICCT announces that Alexander von Rosenbach has been appointed Interim Director of ICCT, effective 1 July 2020. He succeeds Renske van der Veer, who has been appointed as the director of the Training Institute of the Netherlands Custodial Institutions Agency (Dienst Justitiële Inrichtingen). She will continue supporting Alexander until […]

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Updated on 2 Jul 2020
ICCT Situation Report: The Use of Small Arms & Light Weapons by Terrorist Organisations as a Source of Finance in West Africa and the Horn of Africa

This situation report—the third in a wider series of papers exploring the use of SALW as a source of terrorism financing—will examine the acquisition, possession, and use of SALW by terrorist organisations active in West Africa and the Horn of Africa. It will investigate the extent to which SALW may represent a direct source of […]

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Updated on 29 Jun 2020
Sudanese Human Smuggling Networks: Fueling Instability from North Africa to Europe

Transnational criminal organisations have grown in importance on the international security stage since the end of the Cold War. One subset of these illicit cross-border enterprises that has garnered increasing attention is human smuggling networks. These groups are having a destabilising impact on weak and failed states throughout Africa—as well as on the destination countries […]

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Updated on 25 Jun 2020
Framing in times of crisis: Responses to COVID-19 amongst Far Right movements and organisations

This paper examines various framing processes have been developed by Far Right groups specifically in response to the global health crisis brought about by the spread of COVID-19. Through an examination of statements by six Identitarian and National Socialist movement organisations issued over a two month period from late February to late April 2020 on […]

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Updated on 26 Jun 2020
ICCT Live Briefing Recording: The Repatriation of Foreign Terrorist Fighters and Their Families: Why Not?

On Tuesday, June 23 2020, from 16:00 to 17:00 (CET / GMT+2), the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) hosted an online Live Briefing via Zoom, followed by a Q&A session. Hundreds of European foreign terrorist fighters and their families are currently still being detained in Syria by Kurdish forces. It has been […]

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Updated on 1 Jul 2020
ICCT Situation Report: The Use of Small Arms & Light Weapons by Terrorist Organisations as a Source of Finance in South and Southeast Asia

This situation report investigates the use of small arms and light weapons as a source of finance for terrorism in South and Southeast Asia.

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Updated on 24 Jun 2020
ICCT Live Briefing: After the Attack: Crisis Communication Strategy and the Role of the Media – 25 June

On Thursday, June 25 2020, from 11:00 to 12:30 (CET/GMT+2), the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) will host an online Live Briefing, followed by a Q&A session. Sign up via this form. Registered participants will receive the webinar login details prior to the event. The terrible events of the Christchurch mosque attacks […]

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Updated on 11 Jun 2020
Featured Perspective: Analysing personal accounts of perpetrators of incel violence

An ICCT Perspective analysing personal accounts of incel violence has been cited by multiple media outlets in their coverage of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s preparing to add incels to its terrorism awareness guide. These outlets include, 9News and The Post Millennial. Read the full Perspective here.

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Updated on 10 Jun 2020
La Mort de Droukdel: Implications pour AQMI et au Sahel

This article is also available in English. Le 5 juin 2020, des rapports ont commencé à faire état de la mort d’Abdelmalek Droukdel (également connu sous son nom de guerre, Abu Musab Abdel Wadoud) lors d’une operation française menée dans la ville malienne de Talhandak, près de Tessalit. Cette annonce a d’abord été accueillie avec scepticisme, […]

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Updated on 10 Jun 2020
The Death of Droukdel: Implications for AQIM and the Sahel

Cet article est également disponible en français. On 5 June 2020, reports began to emerge about the death of Abdelmalek Droukdel (also known by his nom de guerre, Abu Musab Abdel Wadoud) in a French-led operation carried out in the Malian city of Talhandak, near Tessalit. This announcement was initially met with skepticism, in particular given […]

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