Faisal Khan, programme manager at ICCT, has over 5 years of experience in developing and managing projects around International Human Rights law and policy, 3 of which were professional field experience in a conflict environment. His work at ICCT focuses on managing projects that look into issues such as countering violent extremism, rehabilitation and reintegration and strategic communications in light of countering terrorism. Previously he worked with the UN Migration Agency on multiple projects orientated around capacity building of law enforcement officials on criminal justice and protection for the vulnerable population/people of concern.
In the context of the proliferation of extremist hate speech in Europe in recent years, legislative provisions have been enacted that inevitably resulted in potentially substantial limitations on the right to freedom of speech. A number of individuals have been subjected to onerous administrative measures in relation to their speech – sometimes after a criminal […]
Strategic communications in CVE—sometimes referred to as “counter-narratives” or “alternative narratives”—are difficult. They are often maligned for a lack of evidence demonstrating their effectiveness, or worse, that they may have a detrimental effect. In this Perspective, we draw on findings from a recent study which suggests that strategic communications campaigns may rely too heavily on […]
In this Perspective, Tanya Mehra critically analyses the current European approach to repatriating foreign fighters