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Join our Campaign #RamadanWithFamily

Dear FATE members, FATE central team would like to thank you all for your work and achievements in Countering Violent Extremism. Together we are stronger and we are making a big positive noise in a time where we see violence attacks are reaching our homes. Untied, our voice is louder and powerful. With Ramadan soon…

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FATE Newsletter 7

Welcome! A lot has happened since you last heard from us, the FATE team have been extra busy and we can’t wait to fill you in… What’s in store for you: FATE’s brand new Online Workshop video! This video series gives free, online CVE training which is unique and tailored to families!  FATE’s #RamadanWithFamily campaign! FATE North Africa…

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‘Pirates of Salé’ inspires CVE strategies

By Saeida Rouass. On Morocco’s old pirate coast, in the city of Salé, a new generation of pirates are setting sail in Morocco’s first professional circus. Hundreds of teenagers come to audition each year, looking for a new future. Pirates of Salé follows the story of four young Moroccans as they learn to express themselves as artists,…

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FATE Newsletter 6

Welcome! A lot has happened since you last heard from us, the FATE team have been extra busy and we can’t wait to fill you in… What’s in store for you: FATE’s fourth Online Workshop video is live! This video series gives free, online CVE training which is unique and tailored to families!  FATE North Africa Director – Saeida…

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FATE Online Workshop: Effective Interventions

We’re proud to release our fourth video from our Online Workshop Series – ‘Effective Interventions’. In this session, we’ll be learning how to construct a counter-narrative campaign in countering violent extremism.

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FATE Newsletter 5

Welcome! A lot has happened since you last heard from us, the FATE team have been extra busy and we can’t wait to fill you in… What’s in store for you: FATE’s third instalment of the Online Workshop series is here! This video series gives free, online CVE training which is unique and tailored to families! Need help from…

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Conversion, Radicalisation and the Role of Families

By Jakob Guhl. Unlike many members of her generation, my Grandmother is not the least bit religious. On the day my god-son got baptized, she arrived fashionably late at the church, essentially skipping the service. When asked whether she still wanted to take part in the communion, she politely declined: “No thanks, I have had…

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FATE Newsletter 4

Welcome! A lot has happened since you last heard from us, the FATE team have been extra busy and we can’t wait to fill you in… What’s in store for you: FATE’s second Online Workshop video is live! This video series gives free, online CVE training which is unique and tailored to families! Need help from…

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About Extremely Together’s CVE Guide

Bjørn M.J. Ihler, an Extremely Together young leader, said: On tuesday the 28th of March the capital of Europe, Brussels, saw the launch of the Extremely Together guide by young people for young people on best practices in countering violent extremism. The event brought together dignitaries such as Mr. Kofi Annan and young leaders from…

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The Human impact of extremism

By Ayesha Khanom. Ayesha Khanom, student at UEL, writes on the necessity to normalise discussions of extremism as an issue based within human rights and not religiosity. To understand extremism in the current political climate of 2017, it is absolutely necessary to make a clear division between the academic definition and the rabid rhetoric that…

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FATE Newsletter 3

Welcome to your 3rd FATE newsletter! This edition is packed with content that we hope you’ll love. Let’s look at what you’ll find below: FATE has released the first part of our ‘Online Workshop‘ series. This will be the first of many to come, so keep your eyes peeled! Our featured partner 4Chabab tells us about their work and recent…

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ISIS – ‘The World’s Biggest Gang’

By Perry Sinclair. Perry Sinclair writes on the connection between crime and radicalisation, and how families can work to counter this. In the recent episode of Channel 4’s ‘Extremely British Muslims’ two young men, Waseem and Naveed spoke on why they thought young men want to join ISIS. The two called ISIS ‘the biggest gang…

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FATE Newsletter 2

  Dear FATE members, Welcome to your second FATE newsletter and thank you for all of your submissions. So what do we have in store for you? This FATE newsletter proudly features RAN’s new Civil Society Empowerment Program (CSEP) You can read more on this below! If your organisation would like to be featured, please get in touch. We…

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Helping Families to Safeguard from Extremism

By Jonathan Russell. Approaching the issue of radicalisation with a child can be difficult and complex for any parent to do. In this article, Jonathan Russell of Quilliam gives some practical advice about how to start the conversation and ways that families can help. Having a conversation about the issue In many ways, important taboos have…

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FATE NEWSLETTER 1

Welcome! From FATE Director: Saeida Rouass Dear FATE members,Whether you are a network member, consortium member, or trusted partner, I’m delighted to be opening this first FATE newsletter with you today. So where is our network? Well, in the last 12 months, we’ve been in 19 countries, delivered training to thousands of families and grown to…

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How Families Can Fight Online Radicalisation, Offline

By Perry Sinclair. Social media has become a key tool used by terrorists and extremists to radicalise young people. Many expect that the solution to this emergence of online radicalisation relies on the take down of content and social media profiles that are linked to terrorism. However, the responsibility of combatting online radicalisation should not…

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Charities unite in Tunis

  A year on from the attacks in Tunis and Paris, FATE (Families Against Terrorism and Extremism) – the biggest grassroots anti-extremism network anywhere in the world – held a summit last week in Tunis that brought together over twenty charities and organisations who have been affected by extremism to gather and tackle the issues…

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Letter from Stuttgart

Letter from Stuttgart To the Irish gentleman on my flight home from the FATE Workshop in Stuttgart on Monday evening, The bearded Muslim man sat in the corner of the departure lounge was reading from the Qur’an app on his iPhone, quietly reconnecting with his faith during the wait for our delayed flight, perhaps nervous…

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Families The Key To Countering Violent Extremism

Families The Key To Countering Violent Extremism Families Against Terrorism and Extremism (FATE) has released the first major study of civil society approaches to countering violent extremism in North Africa. The new report highlights the crucial role and influence of family members in combatting violent extremism and radicalisation in Morocco and Tunisia. The report is…

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