New McCarthyism or rule of the law: the dilemma of radicalisation

An article by Sergio Bianchi The policies and practices aimed at preventing radical phenomena are profoundly changing the landscape of the EU Justice, impacting on the overall governance of security, but also on the roles of police forces, intelligence agencies and judiciary within prison and probation. Since 2005, practices that traditionally belong in the field of social policies are now under...
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Understanding violent escalations in prison beyond radicalisation

HOW RADICALISATION CAN BE EXPLOITED BY POLITICIANS TO COVER MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS OF THE EUROPEAN PRISON SYSTEMS. THIS MENTALITY RISKS TO JEOPARDIZE THE EU SECURITY AND STRENGTHEN RADICAL DYNAMICS. ANALYSIS OF THE PRISON STRIKES IN FRANCE: UNDERSTANDING VIOLENT ESCALATIONS IN PRISON BEYOND RADICALISATION Sergio Bianchi – Security Analyst, Agenfor International Foundation Read and Download the...
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Key International Instruments, Treaties, and Mechanisms with Relevance to Terrorism, Violent Extremism, and Radicalisation

Thanks to our member Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD), Sofia, BG. Here you have a list of International Instruments, treaties and mechanisms to tackle Terrorism caused by Radicalisation and Violent Extremist Behaviours. Information Brief Policy Background  Draft Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of Terrorism, adopted by the League of Nations in 1937, never came into effect in...
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Community Impact Assessment

Introduction The Prison Governor Office (PGO) in conjunction with the offices responsible for security, rehabilitation, probation and surveillance should prepare a Community Impact Assessment (CIA) as a tool supporting critical decisions for any pre-planned activity or in planning the response to any spontaneous or unexpected radicalisation event that has been identified through the standard...
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