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.
This paper examines the coverage of the pan-Arab television stations Al-Arabiya and Al-Jazeera regarding events and terrorist attacks in the post-2003 Iraq invasion, including different insurgencies in Iraq. This report is part of a wider project, led by the International Centre for Counter- Terrorism (ICCT) – the Hague, and funded by the EU Devco on […]
As multiple polls show, the vast majority of the seventy-million Americans who voted for Trump continue to put their faith in him as their president. In the face of so little evidence of voter fraud, why do so many people still believe his outlandish claims about the stolen election? Why do they think he should […]
The arrest of a returning foreign fighter earlier this month in Spain, suspected of planning a terrorist attack, highlights the persistence of the jihadi threat in Europe. This follows a spate of terrorist attacks and plots across Europe in the latter part of 2020, notably in France and Austria. The sum of these attacks reflects […]