03 août 2017

Tunisian Researchers Probe the Roots of Radicalization

The ministry of higher education and scientific research here has allocated 2.5 million Tunisian dinars (about $1.2 million) over four years to support academic efforts to better understand the roots of radicalization in young people, and how to combat it. Four research projects have been selected for support under the initiative—one in the humanities and social sciences, and three in engineering and technology. More...

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27 juillet 2017

Radicalisation in Bosnia: old wounds reopened by an emerging problem

The ConversationAccording to recent reports, Bosnians have been travelling to Syria to fight for radical Islamist groups in increasing numbers since 2012. They now constitute one of the largest European foreign fighter contingents as a proportion of national population. Figures from 2015 suggest there are more than 300 Bosnians in Syria. More...

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We can all be a little radicalised: recognising this will help tackle extremism

The ConversationThe conviction of radical Islamist preacher Anjem Choudary for swearing allegiance to Islamic State shows that those breaking the law by inviting support for a terrorist organisation can and will be prosecuted. But it comes at a time when the British government is still struggling with definitions of extremism and radicalisation, and how to respond to those who don’t break the law. More...

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Integrating radical fighters who return home isn’t easy, but can be done

The ConversationThousands of youths have been recruited by terrorist groups from Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Asia and America. Between 2011 and 2016 the number of “foreign fighters” rose to more than 42,000 – among them 5000 Westerners and close to 7000 North Africans. They had travelled to the Middle East to join jihadist organisations such as the so-called “Islamic State” (IS) and the Syrian Fateh al-Sham Front (ex-Al-Nusra), a former al Qaeda affiliate. More...

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he UK’s plan to deny terrorists ‘safe spaces’ online would make us all less safe in the long run

The ConversationIn the wake of the recent attacks in Manchester and London, British Prime Minister Theresa May has called on social media companies to eliminate “safe spaces” online for extremist ideology. Despite losing the majority in the recent election, she is moving forward with plans to regulate online communications, including in cooperation with newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron. More...

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How to deradicalise someone

The ConversationIt’s hard to talk about deradicalisation in the face of appalling attacks, such as those in London and Manchester: calls for retribution are often louder than those raising the possibility of redemption. But supporting disengagement from extremism is an important part of a long-term response to terrorism. More...

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The violent birth of ‘martyrdom’ – how the ancient concept informs modern religious violence

The ConversationThe word “martyr” has evolved into one of the most emotive terms in the English language. The faithful venerate their memories, celebrate their feast days, name places of worship, schools and hospitals after them. And yet, those who would claim the title blow themselves up in explosive-laden cars in crowded market-places, eviscerate their own bodies and those around them with bombs in concert halls, turn vehicles into instruments of mass murder and kill and maim with knives and machine guns on city streets. More...

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14 juin 2017

Appel à projets : prévention de la radicalisation

Logo de l'Agence Régionale de la Formation tout au long de la vie (ARFTLV Poitou-charentes)Le Ministère de la Défense a lancé un appel à projets pour la mise en place de formations spécifiques à destination des acteurs locaux impliqués dans le dispositif de prévention de la radicalisation sur les sujets suivants :
- les concepts clés de l'Islam,
- le processus de radicalisation et la prise en charge des personnes concernées ;
Date limite de remise des plis : le 3 juillet 2017 à 11 heures 30.
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15 mai 2017

New regulation to prevent spread of campus radicalism

The Research, Technology and Higher Education Ministry is preparing a regulation to control the spread of radical views on campuses, reports The Jakarta Post. More...

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18 avril 2017

New standards on community sanctions and preventing radicalisation in prisons and probation

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has adopted this week a Recommendation to governments containing the European rules on community sanctions and measures.
The new rules aim to strike a balance between protection of society and improving the social reintegration of offenders. More...

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