Houda Nabih joined the International Centre of Counter Terrorism as a project intern in February 2020. Her work mainly evolves around facilitating various research projects at the ICCT.
As an International Relations and Organizations student at Leiden University, she is specialized in the field of Law, Culture and Development. Her main areas of interest are counter-radicalization strategies, rehabilitation and reintegration procedures, alongside human rights, Sharia law and the interpretations thereof. She has previously conducted quantitative research on how the media coverage of terrorist attacks can influence social prejudice and the stigmatization of Islam in the West.
Houda is a co-founder and the Head of External Affairs of MENA (Middle East and North Africa) student association. She is currently also working on a podcast in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where the role and support of The Netherlands in the MENA region will be discussed.
In this Research Paper, Samantha Kutner explores the scripts and narratives that attract the members of crypto-fascist extremist organisations with an in-depth analysis of the Proud Boys.
On April 15, 2020, German police arrested four suspected members of an Islamic State (ISIS) cell. All four men were Tajik nationals but appear to have been residents of North Rhine-Westphalia at the time of their arrest. They are suspected of joining ISIS in January 2019 and subsequently receiving orders from high-ranking ISIS members in […]
On the evening of February 19th, a shooter opened fire at a shisha bar and a kiosk in Hanau, Germany killing nine people and injuring more. After the attack, the suspect apparently returned to his home, killed his mother, and committed suicide. He shared a manifesto detailing the racist and supremacist background of the attack. While […]