EFD Senior Counsellor John Duhig is interviewed by La Razòn after the terrorist attack against the Christmas market in Berlin.
The Parliament Magazine (Brussels)December 22, 2016
EFD President Roberta Bonazzi is interviewed by the Parliament Magazine on the need to empower civil society in order to have a long-term strategy to prevent violent extremism.
La Croix (France)December 22, 2016
EFD President Roberta Bonazzi is mentioned by the French newspaper La Croix with regards to the dysfunctionalities present among law enforcement organisations in Europe.
LBC Radio (UK)December 21, 2016
EFD Executive Director Alexander Ritzmann is interviewed by LBC Radio on the recent developments regarding the Berlin Attack.
BBC 5 Live (UK)December 21, 2016
EFD Executive Director Alexander Ritzmann is interviewed by the BBC 5 Live Radio channel on the Berlin Attack
L'Avvenire (Italy)December 21, 2016
EFD Executive Director Alexander Ritzmann is interviewed by the Italian newspaper l’Avvenire.
France24 (France)December 20, 2016
EFD Executive Director Alexander Ritzmann is interviewed by France24 on the attack that occurred at the Christmas market in Berlin.
Deutsche Welle (German)December 20, 2016
EFD Executive Director is mentioned by the German newspaper Deutsche Welle on the terrorist attack that recently occurred in Berlin.
Abendzeitung München (Germany)December 19, 2016
In this interview with Abendzeitung München, EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour discusses the case of a twelve-year-old who allegedly planned a bomb attack on a Christmas market in Ludwigshafen, Germany. This recruitment of children by terrorist or criminal organisations is not a new phenomenon, Mansour explains. Children have been in the focus of Islamists for years, be it Hamas or the Taliban.
The Parliament Magazine (Brussels)December 13, 2016
EFD Executive Director Alexander Ritzmann explains the different reasons why people believe in extremist ideologies or join extremist groups in an article published by The Parliament Magazine.
NDR (Germany)December 12, 2016
In this interview on German tv show DAS!, EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour discusses why the so-called Islamic State holds a fascination for young people and how their radicalisation can be prevented or restricted by strong family ties.
In this article for Deutsche Welle, EFD Senior Policy Advisor Demir Murat Seyrek challenges the EU’s sincerity with regards to addressing the democratic problems Turkey faces and raises the question of why negotiation chapters 23 (judiciary and fundamental rights) and 24 (justice, freedom and security) of the accession talks are currently still blocked.
BBC News (UK)November 22, 2016
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Demir Murat Seyrek is mentioned by BBC News on the latest developments of the Turkey-Eu relations.
Corriere della Sera (Italy)November 19, 2016
The online version of the well-known Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera releases an article on EFD’s latest publication: “Jihadist Hotbeds – Understanding Local Radicalisation Processes”, edited by EFD Visiting Fellow Arturo Varvelli.
Pan European Networks (Brussels)November 18, 2016
EFD President and head of the Counter Extremism Project Brussels is interviewed by Pan European Networks, a leading independent online newspaper, on global efforts to tackle radicalisation.