In a RAN interview, Jesper Holme, a Danish educator and expert in preventing radicalisation, offered insights into how schools could be transformed into laboratories of democracy. According to International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR), Denmark, aside Belgium, has produced more “militant Islamic fighters per head of a population since 2012
A Network to face derogatory ideologies In September 2014, in view of the growing number of young people in and from Vienna increasingly embracing attitudes and views that are derogatory or hostile towards other religious beliefs or outlooks on life, the City of Vienna established the “Vienna Network for Deradicalisation, Prevention and Democratic Culture” (VN).
The goal of this article is to present the outcomes of the project Prevention and Harmonised Data Collection on Trafficking in Human Beings, which should help especially victims of this illegal activity. The Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic submitted the Application for the Grant to the European Commission in 2010 for the realization
Racism in a networked world: how groups and individuals spread racist hate online We could see even sharper divisions in society in the future if support for racism spreads online. Markus Spiske/Unsplash Ana-Maria Bliuc, Western Sydney University; Andrew Jakubowicz, University of Technology Sydney, and Kevin Dunn, Western Sydney University Living in a networked world has
Shutterstock Steven Greer, University of Bristol Of the four “Ps” which frame the UK’s counter terrorism strategy – Pursue, Prepare, Protect and Prevent – the latter is by far the most controversial. It is the Prevent scheme which aims to stop people from becoming terrorists, or from supporting those who already are. It is
Matthew Francis, Lancaster University Schools will have a legal duty to prevent their pupils being drawn into terrorism from July 1, when new counter-terrorism guidelines come into force. In many ways this is nothing new – schools are increasingly being seen as a key battleground against terrorism. But the new guidelines place teachers firmly on
TAKEDOWN focussed on creating new insights on Organized Crime and Terrorist Networks (OC/TN) through quantitative and qualitative research as well as in-depth analysis. Furthermore, a multidimensional model for analysing cases and assessing risks was created, and the online platforms www.firstlinepractitioners.com and www.fightcrimeterrorism.com have been developed. The TAKEDOWN policy recommendations are based on insights from the
Addressing societal polarization caused by the adoption and spread of extremist ideologies by creating an interdisciplinary education oriented model of learning
A ransomware campaign that targeted 23 US cities across Texas has raised serious concerns about the vulnerability of local governments and public services to cyber-attacks.
What causes some people to become radicalised and to participate in cybercrime and cyberterrorism?