Overview

ICCT research and projects in Europe are heavily influenced by lone actor terrorism, such as the case of Anders Breivik, as well as ICCT’s role in the EU Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN). Another research focus is the foreign fighter phenomenon, different ways to respond to this and the potential risk of returnees. Lastly, the Centre focuses on Cyber Jihad and the way the internet and social media are used to spread violent extremist messages.

Overview

ICCT research and projects in Europe are heavily influenced by lone actor terrorism, such as the case of Anders Breivik, as well as ICCT’s role in the EU Radicalisation Awareness Network (RAN). Another research focus is the foreign fighter phenomenon, different ways to respond to this and the potential risk of returnees. Lastly, the Centre focuses on Cyber Jihad and the way the internet and social media are used to spread violent extremist messages.

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Research Paper | 30 Jan 2018
Prosecuting (Potential) Foreign Fighters: Legislative and Practical Challenges

In this Research Paper, Dr. Christophe Paulussen and Kate Pitcher provide a critical assessment of the underlying legal frameworks and the concrete prosecutions of (potential) foreign fighters at the national level.

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