On Tuesday, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) turns 50. Formed by Pedro Antonio Marin Marin aka Marulanda on 27 May 1964, they have been embroiled in one of South America’s deadliest battles for control of the land, the… Read More ›
I’m pleased to be chairing an event in London organised by the Forgiveness Project on 28 April where the focus will be on how former extremists can use their own experiences to help tackle violent extremism. Sharing their own personal… Read More ›
I have a new HuffPo piece on why the recommendations about online extremism are ineffective. Check it out here.
I am in Stockholm to help launch the Swedish action plan to safeguard democracy against violence-promoting extremism. The Swedes are unique in their approach – they are preventing violent extremism not by focus on what they don’t want to happen,… Read More ›
Six men from Birmingham have been charged with terrorism offences following raids on houses a few days ago. Four have been charged with preparing for an act of terrorism in the UK, and two with failing to disclose information. They… Read More ›
Today I have been in Brussels for the launch of the European Commission’s new Radicalisation Awareness Network. It is an interesting initiative that paves the way for an EU-wide, systematic, and cross-sector approach to ensuring that those on the frontline… Read More ›