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CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson writes: "Hall’s report critically examines the contemporary threat of violent extremism from within the prison walls – where at the last count reside some 230 offenders convicted of terrorist offences and a greater number who are at risk of radicalisation or already radicalised. The vast majority of these offenders are motivated by Islamist extremism which explains his report’s focus."

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April 27, 2022
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CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson writes: "The headline findings of this latest report — which included the incredible fact that terrorists are setting up Sharia courts inside — did not surprise me though. 

Six years ago I led an independent review of the same problem and made 69 recommendations for change, many of which were either ignored or watered down."

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April 27, 2022
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Prevent Prisons From Becoming Jihadist Factories

The “mastermind” of the November 13 Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was radicalized in a Belgian prison while serving time for theft. Charlie Hebdo and kosher supermarket shooters Amedy Coulibaly and Cherif Kouachi also spent time in jail, meeting...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On June 24, 2017, Tehrik-i Taliban Pakistan (TTP) launched back-to-back explosions at a market in Kurram Agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in northwest Pakistan. The attack killed 67 people who were shopping in preparation for a religious holiday and wounded 200 others. 

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