09 december 2021

Radical roots: Countering the threat of violent extremism

Radical roots: Countering the threat of violent extremism
polarisatie, radicalisering

Recent events have highlighted the need to approach radicalisation not just as a security issue but also as a social and psychological one. Professor Babak Akhgar FBCS, Director of CENTRIC (Centre of Excellence in Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence and Organised Crime Research) at Sheffield Hallam University, explains how the MINDb4ACT project is addressing these concerns.
Last month, an Islamic State (IS) terrorist was jailed for life, sentenced to serve a minimum term of 30 years after plotting to kill the Prime Minister.

Despite being placed on the programme, it did not stop him progressing his extremist views, nor did it thwart his terrorist attack planning intentions.

Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, aged 21, from Finchley in north London, was found guilty of preparing acts of terrorism in Britain, having been arrested in November 2017 moments after collecting dummy explosives from an undercover police officer.

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