Mais Al-Bayaa is an Emmy and Robert F. Kennedy award winning British Iraqi producer director focusing on the Middle East. She has a masters degree in Human Rights and International Law from Kingston University in the United Kingdom. Mais has covered the humanitarian crisis and the political changes in the Arab world since 2003 with focus on Iraq and Syria and has a reputation for investigations and work in hostile environments for International print and broadcast outlets like the Guardian, Channel 4, BBC, PBS Frontline and others. She produced investigative documentaries like ISIS and the battle for Iraq for Channel4, Undercover with the clerics; Iraq secret sex trade for BBC and PBS Frontline and directed the film Bahrain: Breaking the silence for BBC Arabic.
In the fourth part of the Handbook of Terrorism Prevention and Preparedness, the authors explore the interaction between prevention and preparedness. These chapters explore what can, and what has been done, ranging from early warnings to the prevention of cyber-terrorism. The full table of contents can be found here. The Handbook consists of five parts. […]
How has the media landscape changed in the past decades? And to what extent has this been affected by the change in governments throughout the years? The latest report in the Strategic Communications project seeks to answer these questions. Furthermore, it delves deeper into the culture of media reporting on terrorism in Egypt. This report […]
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. Although many initiatives have been launched to prevent and counter violent extremism in Mali, there remains a gap in understanding the interplay of factors that lead persons—especially young people—to support […]