PREVENTING RADICAL ESCALATIONS - Agenfor International

PREVENTING RADICAL ESCALATIONS

DOSSIER

CONTRARY TO COMMON OPINIONS DIFFUSED BY ISLAMOPHOBIC WESTERN MEDIA, ISLAM AND RELIGIONS IN GENERAL CAN BE POWERFUL TOOLS TO COUNTER VIOLENCE, EXTREMISM AND RADICALISATION.

Preventing and Countering Radicalisation within the European prisons requires a balanced strategy capable of combining security with fundamental rights. Excessive security and surveillance may produce further radical dynamics among vulnerable inmates.

The urgency to avoid forms of imitation among prisoners and the importance to identify promising practices in a multifaceted panorama of multidisciplinary and sometime confused initiatives.

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is a not for profit network aiming to work in the over-lapping contexts of development, humanitarian crises and human rights. Our goal is to ensure Security through a better protection of human rights and socio-political participation with a particular focus on minorities, prisoners and other vulnerable groups. We are active in the field of counter-radicalization with training courses and research activities addressing the needs of first-line practitioners from the public and private sectors all around Europe. We periodically plan proposals in the field of security, human rights and international cooperation to EU and other international funds with the support of an extended partnership that comprises all 28 EU countries, Switzerland and Turkey.