Jip Geenen is a former Project Officer at ICCT for the Counter-Terrorism Strategic Communications project and supports the ICCT Communications team. Moreover, she is the point of contact for the Visiting Fellows Programme. Her areas of interest include terrorism trials and the rehabilitation and reintegration of violent extremist offenders. Jip has a background in Political Science (BSc, University of Amsterdam and San Francisco State University) and International Relations (MSc, University of Amsterdam). Prior to her Master Degree, Jip worked for ICCT as a Programme Assistant.
There has been significant commentary on violent extremists’ intent to exploit this rare moment of uncertainty and instability caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic in developing countries such as Mali and Niger and public demonstrations. The global pandemic, recent protests, and government response to these demonstrations heighten the risk for violent radicalisation that affects the […]
‘IS told us this…if you leave, either we or the landmines will kill you’ Kamal, a former farmer from Daquq, Iraq The territorial defeat of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) offers hope for Iraq and Syria. And yet, many of the factors that contributed to this terrorist organisation’s escalation remain, worsened by ongoing devastation and destruction. […]
On July 16, the UK’s Court of Appeal determined that Shamima Begum, currently at an IDP camp in northeast Syria, has the right to return to the UK to challenge the stripping of her British nationality. Born in the UK to parents of Bangladeshi origin, Begum had her UK citizenship – the only one she […]