Fighting Against Inmates’ Radicalisation

763538 - FAIR - JUST-AG-2016/JUST-AG-2016-03 PROJECT NUMBER: 763538

  • Prevent violent radicalisation of inmates.
  • Promote disengagement.
  • Facilitate reintegration into society.


  Resettlement aims at making sure that the inmates about to be released from custody, either through remission or parole, are well prepared for their transition. This is a big change for individuals, therefore failure to be prepared often results in recidivism. In the case of radicalised inmates especially, prisons cannot take this risk. Resettlement […]

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  Having stable accommodation is the first step to help offenders not reoffend. Over half of prisoners need help with finding accommodation For radical ex-inmates, the risks of not having accommodation are high: returning to their former circle for somewhere to live would re-expose them to radical thought and mind frames, reigniting their danger to […]

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  Education: A good education is a prerequisite for a good job. Prisoners have a very poor educational history. Education training should start from the first few months of incarceration. Education for radicalised inmates needs to take a slight different turn to that of the general prison population. Desistance from violence. Highlight on religious education, […]

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Training and Employment

  Around two thirds of incarcerated offenders believe that a stable job would allow them to live a life free of crime. Radicalised inmates, especially those who have been members of the terror group for years, would need extra assistance to develop their skills in preparation for employment: Vocational training, Critical thinking, CV writing. […]

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The Nine Pathways

  The NOMS Introduced the Nine Pathway to Rehabilitation: Drugs/Alcohol Accommodation Education/Training Finance/Benefits Health Attitudes, Thinking & Behaviour Children/ Families Support for women who have been abused, raped or experienced domestic violence Support for women who have been involved in prostitution […]

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