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Updated on 25 Nov 2021
Civilians on the Front Lines of (Counter-)Terrorism: Lessons from the Volunteers for the Defence of the Homeland in Burkina Faso

Almost two years after the promulgation of the VDP law, what impact do these civilian auxiliaries have on the overall crisis, the local conflict dynamics, and the situation faced by civilian populations in affected regions?

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Updated on 25 Nov 2021
ICCT Journal Survey 2021

We would love to receive some feedback from our audience and hear what you think of ICCT Journal. We would really appreciate it if you could help us out by completing this short, three minute survey! For those who complete the questionnaire, they will have the option to enter a draw to win one of […]

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Updated on 25 Nov 2021
We need to talk about left-wing extremism. Or do we?

Within counter-terrorism, there is little attention given to left-wing extremism. Van Dongen analyses why this phenomenon exists and whether it is justified.

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Updated on 25 Nov 2021
ICCT Annual Conference 2021 – Trends in Radicalisation to Violence: Key Policy Priorities and Knowledge Gaps

On Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December, ICCT is holding its Annual Conference (online). The theme of this year’s Conference is “Trends in radicalisation to violence: Key policy priorities and knowledge gaps ” and will be chaired by ICCT’s Director Thomas Renard. Register to attend the panels here. On Wednesday, December 8, from 15:00-16:30 CET […]

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Updated on 22 Nov 2021
The 10th Anniversary Of The Global Counterterrorism Forum: Time To Outgrow The Adolescence

Keywords: GCTF, counter-terrorism, preventing and countering violent extremism, human rights, legitimacy, effectiveness. The Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) was established in September 2011. The objective was to to set up a nimble, action-oriented, informal network with a limited membership to operate as an incubator for global counter-terrorism (CT) responses. The question raised in this policy brief […]

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Updated on 17 Nov 2021
ICCT’s Key Publications on Media Reporting of Terrorism

Journalism and terrorism have always been interconnected. Terrorists use media to recruit, radicalise, spread fear, and divide society. Can the media also be used to counter terrorism? Read and watch ICCT’s key works on media reporting of terrorism.

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Updated on 17 Nov 2021
Counter-Terrorism After 9/11, Episode 6: Counter-Terrorism, Civil Liberties, and National Security with Hina Shamsi

Counter-Terrorism After 9/11 is a podcast series exploring how counter-terrorism has changed in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. In our sixth episode, we speak to Hani Shamsi, Director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) National Security Project.   This interview examines how civil liberties and human rights fit into the […]

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Updated on 15 Nov 2021
The Expanding Use of Administrative Measures in a Counter-Terrorism Context – Part 1: In Need of Rule of Law Safeguards

To address the challenges of terrorism, states have adopted a broad set of measures to mitigate posed terrorist risks to national security. How and when can administrative measures can be applied in accordance with human rights?

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Updated on 10 Nov 2021
Suicide Bombings in Mindanao

This Policy Brief analyses the suicide bombing phenomena in the Philippines. The frequency of suicide bombing in January 2019 is unprecedented in Mindanao. This article highlights the three trends of suicide bombing in Mindanao and outlines measures the authorities can take to combat the threat.

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Updated on 17 Nov 2021
Counter-Terrorism After 9/11, Aflevering 5: Contraterrorisme en internationale diplomatie met ambassadeur Janet Alberda [Dutch translation]

Counter-Terrorism After 9/11 is een podcastserie die onderzoekt hoe terrorismebestrijding is veranderd in de nasleep van 9/11. We spreken met ambassadeur Janet Alberda over de relatie tussen internationale diplomatie en contraterrorisme.

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