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Updated on 13 Sep 2019
Youth Engagement and Resilience Against Violent Extremism in the Sahel

Join ICCT, the Global Center on Cooperative Security (Global Center), the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, in New York for an event on Youth Engagement and Resilience Against Violent Extremism in the Sahel.

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Updated on 9 Sep 2019
The Practitioner’s Guide to the Galaxy – A Comparison of Risk Assessment Tools for Violent Extremism

This paper critically compares seven widely used risk assessment tools for violent extremism, including the VERA-2R, the ERG 22+, the SQAT, the IR46, the RRAP, the Radar, and the VAF. For each risk assessment method, the authors (1) provide background information about its country of origin, the field of expertise/discipline within which they were created, […]

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Updated on 9 Sep 2019
Understanding Dutch converts to Islam: On turbulent trajectories and (non-) involvement in jihadist movements

This study focuses on increasing our understanding of the different pathways converts take during conversion to Islam. It looks specifically at the following research question: “How do the pathways of converts involved in jihadist movements differ from those of converts who are not, in terms of their life prior to Islam, their conversion experience and […]

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Updated on 9 Sep 2019
The Caliphate’s Women and Children—What Role can the Family Courts play? (Part 2)

Introduction The cases considered in Part 1 have illustrated what steps the UK family courts are willing to take in regard to children radicalised at home. In these cases, the courts have demonstrated an ability to be discerning and proactive when faced with new evidence or events impacting on the ongoing welfare of a child. […]

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Updated on 26 Aug 2019
Advanced Media Training for Malian Youth

Advanced Media Training for Malian Youth 21-22 August 2019 Bamako, Mali Since 2012, Mali has experienced an increasing number of attacks by terrorist groups, particularly in the north of the country. The security and humanitarian situation has been further undermined by instances of collaboration between terrorist groups and criminal networks, including traffickers of drugs and […]

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Updated on 21 Aug 2019
MERIT Newsflash No. 21

MERIT Newsflash No. 21 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 bi-weekly MERIT Newsflash, click here.

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Updated on 21 Aug 2019
July 2019 Newsletter

Our July 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 Aug 2019
Towards a Framework for Post-Terrorist Incident Communications Strategies

This paper synthesises research on post-incident communications from a range of fields – including terrorism, crisis communications, mass-shooter incidents, serial offenders, and suicide studies – to identify guidelines for the development of a post-terrorist incident communications framework. Key Findings and Recommendations Terrorism is fundamentally a type of violent communication designed to influence audiences broader than […]

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Updated on 19 Aug 2019
Seven Years of Terror: Jihadi Organisations’ Strategies and Future Directions

This paper aims to provide practitioners and academics with an empirical approach for assessing the current state and future directions of the Salafi-Jihadi Movement’s (SJM) member organisations. Making use of available data, it taps into the Islamic State’s (IS) and al-Qaeda’s (AQ) strategic priorities. Then, the article maps and examines various strategies of the broader […]

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Updated on 14 Aug 2019
Senior Research Fellow Liesbeth van der Heide in The New York Times

ICCT Senior Research Fellow Liesbeth van der Heide was interviewed by The New York Times about repatriating FTFs and their families. She argued that governments are hesitant to experiment with deradicalisation programmes for former FTFs and their families as the risk is too high. Read the full article here.

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