EFD Senior Fellow Dr. Magnus Norell is mentioned by the British daily newspaper, the Daily Mail Online, on a report commissioned by Sweden’s Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB), part of the country’s Ministry of Defence.
EFD Executive Director Alexander Ritzmann and RAN C&N Chair is interviewed by the Club de Madrid; he stresses the need for a critical evaluation of hard security measures implemented in the last years as they might be having a counterproductive effect.
EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour and Senior Policy Advisor Dr. Lorenzo Vidino are cited in this article by Süddeutsche Zeitung on Italy’s citizenship policy.
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.
EFD President Roberta Bonazzi is mentioned by the French newspaper La Croix with regards to the dysfunctionalities present among law enforcement organisations in Europe.
EFD Executive Director Alexander Ritzmann is interviewed by the Italian newspaper l’Avvenire.
EFD Executive Director is mentioned by the German newspaper Deutsche Welle on the terrorist attack that recently occurred in Berlin.
EFD Senior Policy Advisor Demir Murat Seyrek is mentioned by BBC News on the latest developments of the Turkey-Eu relations.
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.
Daily News Egypt mentions EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour on why youngsters slip into radicalisation. “Mansour calls for a social and political rethinking process of the phenomenon of radicalisation in order to prevent and combat ideological extremism. It is a process, in which everyone in society should take part.”
“We don’t know where America is going to go and what we’ve seen in the campaign is not inspiring,” says EFD President and Founder Roberta Bonazzi in this interview with Deutsche Welle regarding the election of Donald Trump.
EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour is mentioned by the Mashreq Politics & Culture Journal in an event report on the “Conference on the Muslim youth in Germany between integration, compartmentalisation and new ways”, organised by the Frankfurt Research Centre for Global Islam. Mansour called for a social and political rethinking process of the phenomenon of radicalisation, in order to prevent and combat ideological extremism.
EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour is mentioned by the German Die Welt on the collaboration of the federal and state governments with Muslim associations. Closer examination is required to guarantee the compatibility of the associations’ understanding of religion with Germany’s liberal and democratic fundamental order, says Mansour. This requires a careful selection of those associations that can be considered as partners in prevention and youth work.
EFD Senior Fellow Magnus Norell is mentioned by the Swedish magazine Samtiden on the controversial decision some Swedish cities have taken to rehabilitate former Isis fighters and other extremists by providing them with housing, employment, education and financial support.
EFD Senior Fellow Samir Amghar is mentioned by the Daily Mail regarding the case of a French Muslim woman, who won a court order lifting a travel ban she says was imposed due to her ultra-conservative Salafist belief.