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When Biro is Mightier Than Bombs
Dennis Ekwere
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t is rather so unfortunate that I found out that I am fighting a lonely war for justice all the time, when I realized what my fundamental human rights are. But fighting in defense for rights in my…
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Iraqi Child Marriage Proposal Reflects Worrying Trend
Raya Barazanji
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New legislation in the Iraqi parliament that would allow girls as young as 9 to marry is drawing stiff opposition from a nationwide coalition of civil society groups.
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Campuses and Conflict in the Lake Chad Basin: Violent Extremism and the Politics of Religion in Higher Education
Alexander Thurston
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"Campuses and Conflict in the Lake Chad Basin" is the first in a series of RESOLVE Network research studies investigating violent extremism and the politics of religion on university…
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Iraq After ISIL: Sub-State Actors, Local Forces, and the Micro-Politics of Control
Erica Gaston, András Derzsi-Horváth
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As the Islamic State of Iraq swept through central and northern Iraq in 2014, Iraqi forces crumbled and state control collapsed. A range of local, sub-state, and hybrid security forces mobilized to…
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Working towards Resilient Communities
Samet Shabani
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This policy paper focuses on the specific factors and drivers of violent extremism in Macedonia, and aims to address the core roots of this issue by investigating the dynamics of its development and…
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Lynch, O. & Argomaniz Victims and Perpetrators of Terrorism: Exploring Identities, Roles and Narratives. Routledge, London
Orla lynch
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While the perpetrators of political violence have been the subject of significant academic research, victims of terrorism and political violence have rarely featured in this landscape. In an effort…