IOHR IS ON A MISSION TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT THE DANGERS OF EXTREMISM
In April 2018 our team organized an event in Kings College and brought together counter-terrorism experts, UN & EU advisors, a former extremist and academics from nine nations to launch the #NotBornARadical initiative aimed at preventing radicalism and countering extremism
Hanif Qadir, Chief Executive of the Active Change Foundation, speaks on how his personal experience as an extremist proved to be a valuable asset in advising governments in reforming prevention of violent extremism and Countering Violent Extremism. He addresses the challenges of rehabilitation and reintegration programmes, the importance of curbing terrorism financing and how empowering the youth is key to preventing extremism
American journalist formerly kidnapped for two years by Al Nusra Front, the former affiliate of Al Qaeda in Syria speaks to the youth in the UK about the dangers of radicalisation
Nicola Benyahya, the mother of Rashid a British teenager who joined in ISIS in Syria shares the story of his radicalization and death with teenagers in the UK.
Read Our Blog: Who are the Extremists and How do they Recruit?
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DECONSTRUCTING THE UK’S POLICIES ON COUNTER-EXTREMISM: A CALL FOR CHANGE (Strategic Brief)
“Terrorism is not new. But, amplified and accelerated by the reach and tempo of technological change, it is now more global, more multi-dimensional and of a different order of pace and intensity than Hans-Georg and I have seen in our long careers.”
— Andrew Parker, Director General of MI5
Deconstructing the UK’s policies on counter-extremism: a call for change
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