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Article, Mention The EU is not closing the door to Turkey
Article, Mention 27 June 2018

The EU is not closing the door to Turkey

Dr. Demir Murat Seyrek, Senior Policy Advisor, European Foundation for Democracy, says that according to the EU, the eff...
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Mention Erdogan only seems omnipotent thanks to ultra-nationalists
Mention 26 June 2018

Erdogan only seems omnipotent thanks to ultra-nationalists

Dr. Demir Murat Seyrek talks about the June 2018 elections in Turkey with the Belgian 'De Standaard'...
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Mention Turks massively supervising ballot boxes
Mention 24 June 2018

Turks massively supervising ballot boxes

European Foundation for Democracy’s Senior Policy Advisor, Dr. Demir Murat Seyrek analyses the June 2018 Turkey electi...
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Mention There was never more hope for change
Mention 23 June 2018

There was never more hope for change

European Foundation for Democracy’s Senior Policy Advisor, Dr. Demir Murat Seyrek, was quoted by the Belgian ‘De Sta...
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Mention Integration of Syrian refugees in Europe needs scrutiny
Mention 18 May 2018

Integration of Syrian refugees in Europe needs scrutiny

The European Foundation for Democracy's  (EFD) new report on "Refugees in Europe: Review of Policies & Practices" i...
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Mention New report highlights #refugees in Europe
Mention 18 May 2018

New report highlights #refugees in Europe

The European Foundation for Democracy's new report on "Refugees in Europe: Review of Policies and Practices" is mentione...
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Mention Refugees have to learn what even other residents do not know
Mention 18 May 2018

Refugees have to learn what even other residents do not know

This article for De Correspondent talks about a panel discussion organised at the European Parliament by the European Fo...
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Mention Report recommends “better scrutiny” of publicly-funded NGOs working with refugees
Mention 18 May 2018

Report recommends “better scrutiny” of publicly-funded NGOs working with refugees

The European Business Review discusses some of the key recommendations laid out by EFD in their recently published Refug...
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Mention “Le danger, ce sont les radicaux non violents”
Mention 22 March 2018

“Le danger, ce sont les radicaux non violents”

In this article for 7Sur7, the event organised by the European Foundation for Democracy and the European Policy Centre t...
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Mention 22-Mars: deux ans après, la Fondation européenne pour la démocratie met en garde contre les radicaux “non violents”
Mention 22 March 2018

22-Mars: deux ans après, la Fondation européenne pour la démocratie met en garde contre les radicaux “non violents”

In this article for Bx1, the event held on 22 March 2018 to mark the second anniversary of the Brussels attacks is menti...
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Mention Attentats à Bruxelles – deux ans après – La Fondation européenne pour la démocratie met en garde contre les radicaux « non violents »
Mention 22 March 2018

Attentats à Bruxelles – deux ans après – La Fondation européenne pour la démocratie met en garde contre les radicaux « non violents »

In this article for Metro, the event held on 22 March 2018 to mark the second anniversary of the Brussels attacks is men...
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Mention Brussels Attacks Anniversary: Julian King calls for action on ‘bedroom radicalisation’
Mention 22 March 2018

Brussels Attacks Anniversary: Julian King calls for action on ‘bedroom radicalisation’

The conference on "Two years after the Brussels attacks: the challenge of jihadist radicalisation in Europe and beyond"...
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Mention Europe’s terror response: Empowering right partners is key to preventing #radicalization
Mention 22 March 2018

Europe’s terror response: Empowering right partners is key to preventing #radicalization

In this article for the EU Reporter, a conference organised by the European Foundation for Democracy and the European Po...
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Mention On the Westminster and Brussels attacks anniversary, the EU spotlights three catalysts for radicalization
Mention 22 March 2018

On the Westminster and Brussels attacks anniversary, the EU spotlights three catalysts for radicalization

President of the European Foundation for Democracy, Ms Roberta Bonazzi is mentioned in this article for Quartz, discussi...
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Mention Wahhabism has a huge outreach in Belgium
Mention 01 December 2017

Wahhabism has a huge outreach in Belgium

This article by Euractiv addresses the threat that non-violent extremist groups pose to society and mentions a panel dis...
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Mention Extremists accused of ‘hijacking identity’ of Muslims in Western Balkans
Mention 30 November 2017

Extremists accused of ‘hijacking identity’ of Muslims in Western Balkans

In this article for EuReporter, a conference organised by the European Foundation for Democracy, in partnership with TRE...
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Mention Growing concern on the Grand Mosque in Brussels and Islamic radicalisation in Europe
Mention 30 November 2017

Growing concern on the Grand Mosque in Brussels and Islamic radicalisation in Europe

A conference organised by the European Foundation for Democracy, in partnership with TRENDS Research & Advisory and...
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Mention IS ideology “lives on” despite its military demise
Mention 29 November 2017

IS ideology “lives on” despite its military demise

The European Foundation for Democracy's Magnus Norell is mentioned in this article for the European Business Review, emp...
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Mention EU introduces new measures to combat ‘low-tech’ terrorism
Mention 20 October 2017

EU introduces new measures to combat ‘low-tech’ terrorism

This article from Deutsche Welle addresses the speech by Sir Julian King, European Commissioner for the Security Union ...
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Mention Jihad in the classroom: New curriculum unnerves Turkish minority
Mention 20 August 2017

Jihad in the classroom: New curriculum unnerves Turkish minority

This article from Deutsche Presse-Agentur addresses the recent decision by the Turkish government to introduce jihad to...
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Mention Turkey’s education curriculum; Darwin out, Jihad in
Mention 20 August 2017

Turkey’s education curriculum; Darwin out, Jihad in

This article from Adnrkronos addresses the recent decision by the Turkish government to introduce jihad to the education...
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Mention Risk of suspension of EU-Turkey accession talks
Mention 10 July 2017

Risk of suspension of EU-Turkey accession talks

This article from Al Arabiya English discusses the possible suspension of the accession talks between Turkey and the EU....
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Mention Markus Lanz: Expert addresses the connection between religion and terror
Mention 08 June 2017

Markus Lanz: Expert addresses the connection between religion and terror

This article by Huffington Post discusses EFD Senior Policy Advisor Ahmad Mansour's appearance as a guest on German week...
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Mention ’Let’s bomb violence with compassion’
Mention 30 May 2017

’Let’s bomb violence with compassion’

This article by jetzt discusses an advertisement campaign of Kuwaiti mobile service provider Zain. In the campaign video...
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Mention This Israeli ex-Salafist is one of Europe’s most outspoken critics of radical Islam
Mention 26 May 2017

This Israeli ex-Salafist is one of Europe’s most outspoken critics of radical Islam

In this article, The Times of Israel echoes EFD Senior Policy Advisor Ahmad Mansour in his call for Western governments...
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Mention Integration: experts believe debate about mainstream culture to be vital
Mention 04 May 2017

Integration: experts believe debate about mainstream culture to be vital

This article by Rundblick gives an account of a discussion on integration and German “Leitkultur“, hosted by the Kon...
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Mention Tips for teachers in the prevention of Islamism
Mention 11 April 2017

Tips for teachers in the prevention of Islamism

This article by Neue Westfälische discusses the development process of EFD’s Practitioner’s Guide to Preventing Rad...
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Mention How teachers face against radicalisation among students
Mention 07 April 2017

How teachers face against radicalisation among students

This article by Huffington Post mentions EFD’s latest publication, the Practitioner’s Guide to Preventing Radicalisa...
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Mention 10 March 2017

Islamism: Author Ahmad Mansour calls for more digital intervention to fight radicalisation online

This article by Allgemeine Zeitung discusses a talk given by EFD Senior Policy Advisor Ahmad Mansour on the need for more digital intervention in the prevention of radicalisation. Youth must be reached out to on social media and made offers by mainstream society, a process currently dominated by Salafists....
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Mention 08 March 2017

The Muslim Brotherhood is creating a ‘parallel social structure’ in Sweden, aided by ‘political elites’ making it impossible to criticise Islam, government report admits

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....
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Mention 10 February 2017

Focus on hard measures might even have fostered radicalisation

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....
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Mention 02 February 2017

A tolerant society has the duty to fight back against intolerance

This article by Swiss newspaper Kirchenbote gives an account of a discussion on the radicalisation of youth which took place in Basel, with the participation of EFD Senior Policy Advisor Ahmad Mansour. In times where civil society is being destabilized and polarized, “we need schools that teach youth critical thinking and that allow for doubt and discussion”, Mansour said....
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Mention 26 January 2017

Italy is playing with fire

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....
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Mention 19 January 2017

Radicalisation help center: What Islamism experts think about it

This article in Swiss TagesWoche discusses a new task force in Basel, which has been installed with the aim of preventing radicalisation. EFD Senior Policy Advisor Ahmad Mansour comments that contact points of this type should be embedded in a comprehensive societal strategy of dealing with extremist narratives and ideology....
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Mention 22 December 2016

Germany admits to its faults before the Belin attack

EFD President Roberta Bonazzi is mentioned by the French newspaper La Croix with regards to the dysfunctionalities present among law enforcement organisations in Europe....
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