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Events and Conferences

Virtual event: How to Tackle Extremism in Prisons

1 March @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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November Today in Terrorism

November 7, 2018: ISIS attack in Tajik prison

Islamic State claimed that one of its ‘fighters’ was behind a prison riot in Tajikistan in which 27 were killed, including prison guards.

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Perspectives

Rescue Me – Crime Prevention

Rescue me, founded in 2011, is a non-profit organization established by two sisters as a means of crime prevention and countering violent extremism.

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Podcast Quick Hits

ICSR report finds an unprecedented number of terrorists in European prisons

A recent report states that there are an unprecedented number of terrorists in European prisons. What threat do they pose? What should we do with them?

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Podcast Quick Hits

Quick Hits: A better way to prosecute terrorists

Lots of terrorist cases never go to trial or, when they do, terrorists are acquitted.

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Perspectives

Terrorism, incarceration and recidivism: What do we know?

Perceived recidivism rates for incarcerated terrorists do not seem to be as high as most people believe but the situation is much more complicated than that.

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Podcast Quick Hits

QUICK HITS 18 – No, not everything is terrorist in nature

We use the word terrorism frivolously to describe all kinds of people and groups. In this podcast, Phil Gurski explores why we really need to stop doing that.

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Articles The Hill Times

The gnawing question of when to release terrorists from custody

There is no such thing as zero-risk: we need to have systems in place to measure danger as best we can.

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Perspectives

What to do with terrorist prisoners

Last November, Usman Khan, carried out an attack in central London that left two people dead. Should we or can we keep him behind bars forever?

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Canadian Intelligence Eh! Podcast

Podcast 10 – Radicalization in prison

You catch a terrorist, you go to trial , you gain a conviction, you throw that person in jail. Game over, right? Not so fast!