Hannah Baumgaertner is an intern at ICCT since September 2018. She is currently a student of Near and Middle Eastern Studies at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and holds a M.A. in International Security from the University of Sussex and a B.A. in Criminology and Sociology from the University of Brighton. She has specialised on counter-terrorism and was previously an intern at the UNODC Terrorism Prevention Branch and the Council of Europe Counter-Terrorism Division. Her responsibilities at ICCT are administrative tasks, online communication and research assistance.
Over the past few weeks, there have been multiple news items centring on the problem of what to do with terrorist fighters that have been captured by a variety of actors in Syria and Iraq in the battle to destroy Islamic State (IS). Numbers are fluid but we do know that tens of thousands of […]
Walking free from prison following a period of detention is surely a satisfying experience, but also one replete with anxiety. Dealing with community ostracism, readjusting to family life, avoiding old associations, and simply finding paid work are difficulties faced by most former inmates. For those convicted of violent extremist activity, the hurdles can be even […]
This report provides an overview of fusion centres in six European countries, taking a closer look at their roles in the wider security and counter-terrorism landscape and what challenges they face. This publication was produced by the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT), with support of the Dutch National Coordinator for Security and […]