“Talk about terror in our back gardens”: an analysis of online comments about British foreign fighters in Syria

Raquel da Silva and Rhys Crilley, “Talk about terror in our back gardens”: an analysis of online comments about British foreign fighters in Syria, Critical Studies on Terrorism Vol. 10 , Issue 1, 2017

The phenomenon of foreign fighters has become a central issue to the ongoing conflict in Syria. This article explores how members of the public answer the question ‘Why do British citizens join the conflict in Syria’ on social media sites and in response to online news articles (Read more)

« A ce stade, la déradicalisation est un véritable fiasco »

Créée le 16 mars à l’initiative d’Esther Benbassa, à qui s’est jointe Catherine Troendlé, sénatrice LR du Haut-Rhin, la mission d’information sur la « déradicalisation » de la Commission des lois du Sénat a mené de nombreuses auditions durant le second trimestre 2016. la politique de déradicalisation est un échec (article publié dans Le Figaro, 21 Février 2017). Le seul centre de déradicalisation en France ne déradicalise plus personne (l’Express, 09 février 2017).

Prevention, repression and radicalisation in France: an interview with Laurent Mucchielli

Laurent Mucchielli is a sociologist and senior researcher at the CNRS (National Scientific Research Centre, Paris), attached to the Laboratoire Méditerranéen de Sociologie (LAMES, Aix-en-Provence). He is the founder and director of the Observatoire régional de la délinquance et des contextes sociaux (ORDCS) at the University of Aix-Marseille. He has published numerous books and articles on juvenile offending, the sociology of offending, corruption and public security policies. Against the background of the prolongation of the state of emergency in France and the fight against terrorism, he offers unflinching analysis on topics ranging from video surveillance and radicalisation to the arming of French municipal police officers. Read the full interview on Explosivepolitics.com