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ICCT in the Media: ICCT Press Book "Female Jihadis Facing Justice: Comparing Approaches in Europe"

February 08, 2024

On Thursday, 1st February 2024, the Belgian news agency Belga published an article about the newly released ICCT Press book "Female Jihadis Facing Justice: Comparing Approaches in Europe". 

"The Belgian court was more lenient towards female Islamic State (IS) terrorists than male members until 2016, according to an analysis of 283 court rulings in Belgium, France, Germany, and the Netherlands published this week." the news agency wrote. 

The article also mentions ICCT Director Thomas Renard, who coordinated the investigation of 120 verdicts in Belgium and co-authored the book. 

Read the full article:

Study finds Belgian courts were more lenient towards returned female IS terrorists than male