extremism

Marginalization, perceived abuse of power pushing Africa’s youth to extremism – UN study

Deprivation, marginalization and perceived state violence or abuse of power are pushing young Africans into the clutches of violent extremism, a groundbreaking study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reveals.

News in Brief 24 July 2017 (PM)

UN chief ‘strongly condemns’ terrorist attack in Pakistan

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Security Council hears of need to support Iraq in “post-Daesh period”

With the operation to liberate Mosul underway, the international community is being asked to look to the day when the Iraqi city will be totally free from the grip of the extremist group ISIL, also known as Daesh.

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“Influx of violent extremists” an increasing challenge for authorities

The “influx of violent extremists” increases the overall challenges facing prison administrations around the world, according to a representative from the UN’s Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

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