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RAN P&P and RAN YF&C Radicalised and terrorist offenders released from prison: Community and family acceptance, Prague 06-07 June 2019

Many EU countries are increasingly confronted with radicalised individuals and prisoners convicted of terrorist offences being released from prison. The return of this group to society poses a series of challenges such as: assessing risks and needs, and preparing families and communities, whose support is vital for successful rehabilitation.

This paper summarises and aims to disseminate existing findings, and adds to the literature by pinpointing and elaborating more in depth on specific issues and by establishing links to the broader literature on rehabilitation and reintegration.

This paper is useful for experts from prison and probation services and exit programmes, community and family support workers, and local preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) coordinators who work with families of and communities around released radicalised and terrorist offenders. Read more


PDF Paper (also available in French and German)