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SIPRI Publikation: Prävention von gewalttätigem Extremismus in Deutschland

Kohärenz und Kooperation in einem dezentralen System Von Redaktion. Unter dem Titel: „Preventing Violent Extremism in Germany: Coherence and Cooperation in a Decentralized System“, haben Michael Herzog zu Mecklenburg und Dr. Ian Anthony, aktuelle Herausforderungen der Extremismusbekämpfung und Möglichkeiten der Intervention in Deutschland ausgewertet. Herausgeben vom renommierten Stockholmer internationalen Friedensforschungsinstitut – SIPRI-Stockholm International Peace Research […] Mehr lesen

RAN Study Visit to South-East-Asia

By Robert Örell. Key outcomes The RAN digital study visit to Southeast Asia took place on 3-4 March 2021 and brought together 23 European and Southeast Asian practitioners (respectively, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines). The goal of the workshop was to share knowledge and exchange challenges and inspiring practices in the field of disengagement, […] Mehr lesen

How to be a German Neo-Nazi Girl

By Dr. Thomas Klikauer & Dr. Norman Simms. This is the story of a German girl who joined a völkisch-Aryan legion of Neo-Nazis. This is her report after exit from Germany’s present day Neo-Nazi scene. At the tender age of just thirteen, Irma Grese (not her real name) slipped into Germany’s far-right extremists. Today Irma Grese has […] Mehr lesen

New Threat? Transnational violent right-wing extremism on the rise

By Fabian Wichmann. In the whole of the USA, 330 people have been killed by violent right-wing extremists in the past ten years. This is the conclusion of a report by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Meanwhile, in Germany, 182 people were killed in the past decade. According to the Global Terrorism Index 2020, right-wing extremist […] Mehr lesen

Germany’s most involuntary charity walkthon

By The Tea Team. There is a long school and sport club tradition that combines athletics with fundraising for a group or charity: the walkathon. The principle is simple: a school or club organizes a sporting event – a run, walk or hike for example – for all members. In the run-up to the event, […] Mehr lesen

Positive Play: Can gamification support P/CVE measures?

By Linda Schlegel. Introduction In the last years, the ‘gamification of extremism’ has gained an increasing amount of attention in both research and practice. From the development of original games and the modification of existing popular games such as Call of Duty, to the use of in-game chats and gaming adjacent platforms for communication and […] Mehr lesen

EXIT Finland

By Lotta Carlsson & Onni Sarvela. The EXIT Finland program of the Deaconess Foundation is responsible for developing a national disengagement from violent extremism model to assist individuals who want to disengage from violent radicalisation and violent extremist groups. The program adopts a multi-agency approach in the prevention of violent extremism bringing together local authorities, […] Mehr lesen

Online EXIT-Work – Delivering Interventions Online

By Robert Örell. Violent-right-wing extremists (VRWE) use the online space to spread their ideology and to reach vulnerable individuals to recruit online… How do VRWE exploit the online space?  Violent-right-wing extremists (VRWE) use the online space to spread their ideology and to reach vulnerable individuals to recruit online. The online platforms operated by extremist groups […] Mehr lesen

Biographical clones and other anomalies – Review: „The Radical’s Journey.

Review: „The Radical’s Journey. How German Neo-Nazis Voyaged to the Edge and Back“ In 2020, the book „The Radical’s Journey“ was initially praised in professional circles. Former right-wing extremist Tanja Privenau has now looked at the book in greater depth and has gained some surprising insights. She concludes it provides answers that raise even more […] Mehr lesen