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.

Radicalisation and Prisons: What is the connection?

  Prisons have been seen to be breeding grounds for radicalisation. This can happen through: recruitment of other prisoners; supporting extremist groups from prison; getting support from extremist groups outside prison; preparing for violent extremist/ideological inspired illegal acts after release; hostility to other groups of prisoners and/or staff; becoming more radicalised because of grievances/frustrations/anger related […]

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  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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Most prisoners have 3 basic resettlement needs, namely accommodation, education, and training and employment.