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ICCT in the Media: Repatriating Returning ISIS Fighters

December 01, 2020

ICCT senior research fellow, Tanya Mehra urged governments to take responsibility of their civilians who had travelled to overseas warzones like Syria to fight alongside ISIS. Whilst speaking in a webinar hosted by the Counter Extremism Project, she stressed that repatriation of Foreign Terrorist Fighters is the “only way forward” to prevent further radicalisation in Europe. This report was covered by the National Newspaper from the United Arab Emirates and can be viewed below. 

European countries scrambling to adopt new terror laws before ISIS fighters return