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.
The casualties caused by armed violence in Mali have increased fourfold between 2016 and 2019, with young people being among the most affected by the situation. Insecurity, lack of economic opportunities, limited mobility and poor governance place youths at risk of engagement into violent extremism. Although many initiatives have been developed to prevent and counter […]
This report examines the social media shutdown in the wake of the Easter Attacks in Sri Lanka, and its impacts on journalists and post-incident communal violence. By highlighting the shutdown’s limitations, social costs and impact on misinformation, this report presents key recommendations for policy-makers, journalists and other key stakeholders. This report is part of a […]
As the final report in ICCT’s series on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW), this report presents the key functions of SALW used by terrorist organisations as well as a synthesis of the main trends observed across the different regions in terms of acquisition, trafficking and use of SALW as a source of finance by […]