On Wednesday, 31st January 2024, Tanya Mehra was interviewed by the Flemish newspaper De Morgen about the newly released ICCT Press book "Female Jihadis Facing Justice: Comparing Approaches in Europe".
"The reason that female jihadists receive relatively low sentences is not because they are women, but because Belgium prosecutes jihadists too narrowly. There is room for improvement," says Tanya. "The reason for these relatively low sentences is not gender bias but a consequence of the strategy of the federal prosecutor's office," she continued.
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