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ICCT in the Media: Thomas Renard on the Prosecution of Young FTF's and their Families

February 03, 2022

On 12 January 2021, ICCT Director Thomas Renard was a guest on Swedish Radio show 'Studio One'. Thomas offered his opinion and thoughts on a recent trial in Sweden where the mother of a Swedish ISIS supporter was being prosecuted as it is believed she must have contributed to her 12-year-old son becoming a child soldier in the terrorist group.

You can listen to the full radio interview below (comments at 2:54 and 4:46).


Related Readings

Brown, K.E., Mohammed, F.N. Gender-Sensitive Approaches to FTF Child Returnee Management, Policy Brief, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 17 December 2021.

van Ginkel, B., Wentworth, M., Mehra, T. The Expanding Use of Administrative Measures in a Counter-Terrorism Context – Part 2: In Need of a Gender and Age-Sensitive Approach, Policy Brief, The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, 29 November 2021.

Hennes son blev barnsoldat åt IS – nu ställs hon inför rätta