Who is at Risk of Radicalization?

To find all the installments of this series on refugees and radicalization, visit these links. Who is at risk of radicalization? What causes radicalization? How does radicalization happen? How can we prevent radicalization? In order to understand the possible correlation between refugees and radicalization it is necessary to understand who is at risk of radicalization. Radicalization is not inevitable….

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Idomeni Refugee Camp Spotlight

The title of this article should more realistically read Idomeni: Refugee “Camp” Spotlight. The Idomeni refugee camp in northern Greece was not formally established to house refugees and migrants, rather it were birthed out of crisis, the illegitimate child of Syria’s war and Europe’s fear. In the past months most refugees and migrants have gotten to…

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Series: Refugees and Radicalization

To find all the installments of this series on refugees and radicalization, visit these links. Who is at risk of radicalization? What causes radicalization? How does radicalization happen? How can we prevent radicalization? Since the Paris attacks of November 2015 and the more recent Brussels attacks last month, there has been a lot of buzz about refugees and radicalization….

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Religion and the Refugee: Part 3

This is the final installment of a three part series on Religion and the Refugee. Visit the following links for the introduction to the series, part 1, and part 2.  Religion Renews the Refugee So far in this series we have discussed the definition of a refugee and how persecution on the basis of one’s…

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Refugee Infographic: March

This month’s infographic includes an explanation of the EU-Turkey Deal, as well as a sneak peak of upcoming articles on Faith and Forced Migration. Enjoy! Visit these links to read more about the stories highlighted in the infographic: EU-Turkey Deal: The Silver Lining Syrian Conflict: 5 Years of Chaos (and Hope) Team Refugee Olympic Athletes

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Religion and the Refugee: Part 2

This is part two in a three part series on Religion and the Refugee. For the introduction to the series click here, and for part one click here.  Religion Creates the Refugee Religion is an integral part of the refugee’s definition under international law; religion defines the refugee. Today, I want to dig even deeper…

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