Prosecution of German Women Returning from Syria and Iraq

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This policy paper presents initial insights regarding the prosecution of female returnees—women who left Germany to travel to the former territory of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq and have returned. It also presents recommendations for policymakers and security agencies. It is the first of a series of CEP papers analyzing the prosecution, rehabilitation, and reintegration of returnees in four different European countries.

Author: Sofia Koller


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