Publications

30 September 2020

Understanding Jihadist Radicalisation. The case of Italy

With the study "Understanding Jihadist Radicalisation. The case of Italy”, the European Foundation for Democracy contr...
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Understanding Jihadist Radicalisation. The case of Italy
13 November 2018

FRANCE: Practical guide for teachers and first-line practitioners

In France, as elsewhere, teachers, educators, and social workers play a crucial role in helping protect young people fro...
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FRANCE: Practical guide for teachers and first-line practitioners
04 July 2018

A Teacher’s Manual on Preventing Violent Extremism (Kosovo)

Teachers in Kosovo are increasingly facing challenges in discussing issues such as patriarchal structures and traditions...
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A Teacher’s Manual on Preventing Violent Extremism (Kosovo)
16 May 2018

Refugees in Europe, Review of Integration Practices & Policies

One of the greatest challenges facing twentyfirst century Europe is the mass migration and integration of refugees who c...
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Refugees in Europe, Review of Integration Practices & Policies
07 May 2018

The Evolution of Jihadi Terrorism from al-Qaeda to Daesh

This article by EFD Programme Manager Francesco Farinelli addresses the theme of contemporary jihadist terrorism and its...
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The Evolution of Jihadi Terrorism from al-Qaeda to Daesh
01 June 2017

La radicalizzazione di matrice jihadista in Europa

EFD's Roberta Bonazzi and Francesco Farinelli analyze the phenomenon of Islamist radicalisation in Europe. Drawing from...
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La radicalizzazione di matrice jihadista in Europa
04 April 2017

A Practitioner’s Guide on Preventing Radicalisation in Schools

In many EU member states, teachers are increasingly facing challenges of integrating students from different cultural ba...
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A Practitioner’s Guide on Preventing Radicalisation in Schools
22 March 2017

The Challenge of Jihadist Radicalisation

Over the past several months, Europe has found itself on the frontline in the fight against terrorism and jihadist radic...
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The Challenge of Jihadist Radicalisation
28 February 2017

The Role of Belgian Fighters in the Jihadification of the Syrian War – From Plotting Early in 2011 to the Paris and Brussels Attacks

From early on in the Syrian–Iraqi conflict, foreign fighters from Belgium have played an important role....
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The Role of Belgian Fighters in the Jihadification of the Syrian War – From Plotting Early in 2011 to the Paris and Brussels Attacks
15 July 2016

Jihadist Hotbeds – Understanding Local Radicalisation Processes

Building upon the current debate on the origin and nature of jihadist militancy, "Jihadist Hotbeds - Understanding Local...
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Jihadist Hotbeds – Understanding Local Radicalisation Processes
30 May 2016

Women and Shari’a Law: The Impact of Legal Pluralism in the UK

Woman and Shari’a Law: The Impact of Legal Pluralism in the UK is a critique of a paradigm that calls for the introduc...
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Women and Shari’a Law: The Impact of Legal Pluralism in the UK
16 December 2015

Return of the Caliphate – reasons and consequences

In December 2015, EFD Senior Fellow Magnus Norell published his book “Return of the Caliphate – reasons and conseque...
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Return of the Caliphate – reasons and consequences
08 October 2015

Generation Allah: why we need to rethink our approach to fighting religious extremism

EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour has released his first book, Generation Allah: why we need to rethink our approach...
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Generation Allah: why we need to rethink our approach to fighting religious extremism
16 September 2015

Libya’s fight for survival – Defeating Jihadist networks

Our publication Libya's Fight for Survival - Defeating Jihadist Networks is a compilation of four different essays, edit...
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Libya’s fight for survival – Defeating Jihadist networks
16 September 2015

Tunisia, a nascent democracy under siege

EFD Senior Fellow Valentina Colombo has analysed religious radicalisation in Tunisia and presented the findings in a rep...
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Tunisia, a nascent democracy under siege
16 June 2015

Secularism in Azerbaijan and the threat of radicalisation in the region

Within the framework of our Counter Radicalisation Programme, the European Foundation for Democracy is analysing the phe...
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Secularism in Azerbaijan and the threat of radicalisation in the region
20 March 2015

Nuclear deal with Iran still on uncertain path, says European Foundation for Democracy report

“The chances of a final deal with Iran by the 30th June deadline remain slim even if a framework agreement is reached...
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Nuclear deal with Iran still on uncertain path, says European Foundation for Democracy report
14 April 2014

Home-Grown Jihadism in Italy

EFD is pleased to publish Lorenzo Vidino's latest study on home-grown Jihadism in Italy, which was launched at the Itali...
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Home-Grown Jihadism in Italy
04 February 2014

A Guide to Refuting Jihadism – Critiquing radical Islamist claims to theological authenticity

Al-Qa’ida, Hamas and Lashkar-e-Ta’iba claim that their violent actions are supported within the four traditional sch...
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A Guide to Refuting Jihadism – Critiquing radical Islamist claims to theological authenticity
06 November 2013

Human rights and religious identity

In November 2013, EFD Senior Fellow Valentina Colombo published a book on "Human rights and religious identity - Islam a...
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Human rights and religious identity
30 June 2013

Hisba in Europe? Assessing a murky phenomenon

EFD Senior Policy Advisor, Lorenzo Vidino's research indicates that hisba, Islamic morality policing, is a relatively ra...
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Hisba in Europe? Assessing a murky phenomenon
01 June 2013

Hisba In Europe? Assessing a Murky Phenomenon

In 2013, EFD published cutting edge research on Islamic policing in Europe entitled “Hisba in Europe. Assessing a mu...
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Hisba In Europe? Assessing a Murky Phenomenon