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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Countering Radical Islam Today



The generational challenge from Islam that Western secular governments will face is that there are schools, many reportedly financed by Saudi interests, which proselytize restrictive and vindictive views of Islam to young students worldwide.

One method of countering this propaganda is to provide a voice for disillusioned former ISIS converts and captives.

Western countries should encourage those people to speak out instead of banning them from returning to their original home.

The threat we will face is from naive youth who believe the ISIS propaganda.

Here is a list from the UN of organizations working to do just that:

[https://www.un.org/victimsofterrorism/en/directory]

[Disclaimer - This list ....is provided for informational purposes only. The United Nations is not responsible for the content or information contained in the linked websites, nor does it in any way support or endorse the organizations to whom they belong. Website links found on UN site above]

All these organizations need more funds since this problem will continue to grow.

Association française des Victimes du Terrorisme

L’Association française des Victimes du Terrorisme (AfVT.org), fondée en 2009, a pour objet d'apporter une assistance aux victimes du terrorisme ou à leurs familles. Cette assistance est morale, administrative, financière, juridique, médicale, mémorielle ou autre. L’AfVT.org assure trois types de mission : - Psychologique : en plus d’un suivi thérapeutique individuel pour les victimes du terrorisme, l’association assure un accompagnement psychologique au travers de programmes collectifs sur le modèle des ateliers d’art-thérapie et des groupes de parole. - Juridique : suivi des victimes dans toutes leurs démarches juridiques et administratives. - Prévention : informer, sensibiliser, prévenir et protéger l’opinion publique des dangers de la radicalisation, de la propagande extrémiste et de l’embrigadement terroriste au travers de la voix des victimes. L’AfVT.org assure également des séminaires de formation adressés aux agents de l’Etat pouvant être confrontés aux problématiques de la radicalisation. Enfin, dans une perspective internationale, l’AfVT.org supervise et encadre les activités de la Fédération Internationale des Associations de Victimes du Terrorisme (FIAVT).

Association IMAD pour la jeunesse et la paix

L'association IMAD pour la jeunesse et la paix oeuvre: - à la mise en place d'un dialogue interreligieux, - à prévenir les dérives sectaires de l'extrémisme, - à soutenir une éducation laïque et républicaine, - à promouvoir la laïcité, - à créer un cadre public et officiel pour favoriser l'échange.

Association Libanaise des Victimes du Terrorisme

L’Association libanaise des victimes du terrorisme est une organisation à but non lucratif dont l’objectif est de venir en aide à tous ceux et toutes celles qui sont touchés par un acte de terreur.

British Red Cross

The British Red Cross relief fund gives immediate financial help to people who have been seriously injured or bereaved by terrorist incidents overseas. When terrorist incidents occur, it can be hard for the people affected to get financial help from insurance bodies. This fund – which we set up at the request of the government – provides an immediate payment of £3,000 to help people recover from the incident. This grant is not compensation for what victims have suffered.

Canadian Coalition Against Terror C-CAT

A non-partisan advocacy body comprised of Canadian terror victims, counterterrorism professionals and other individuals committed to enhancing Canada's counterterrorism policies. It has been active since 2004 and has been involved in the national dialogue on terrorism and national security (the Cross-Cultural Roundtable on Security). CRCVC has a number of resources, some of which were funded by the Victims Fund, which are relevant to victims of terrorism and to service providers.

Canadian National Day of Service Foundation (CNDSF)

CNDSF raises awareness and strives to provide education to the public about the effects of terrorism and to provide support for those who have been impacted by terrorist violence, either directly or by virtue of its impact on an immediate family member.


Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime (CRCVC)

The CRCVC is a non-profit victim advocacy group that lobbies for victims' interests and effective justice reform. The Centre has conducted research and consultations regarding the needs of victims of terrorism.


Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA)

Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) are responsible for support for victims of terrorism after the initial operational response. This includes support in the criminal justice system and for the management of compensation schemes for victims.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)


DCLG is responsible for coordinating and supporting local authorities in their role as leaders of the humanitarian assistance response to a terrorist attack.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Department of Health (DH)

DH provides guidance to the National Health Service and local authorities on how to plan for responding to the psychological and mental health needs of victims of emergencies

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


European Union

Assistance to victims of terrorism and their families is a key part of EU counter-terrorism efforts. For more information, visit European Commission's.

Fédération nationale des victimes d’attentats et d’accidents collectifs (FENVAC)

The FENVAC (National federation of the victims of catastrophes) is an organization created by victims’ families in 1994. It gathers the victims’ families of accidents like air crash landings, fires, explosions, collisions, natural disasters… 70 different accidents since its creation. The goals of the FENVAC are : - Mutual aid. - Solidarity. - Justice and the truth. - Prevention. - Memory.

Civil Society France

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)

For a major incident on UK territory that impacted on foreign nationals, FCO’s role is to ensure that foreign embassies were signposted to the correct sources of information. The FCO’s role in overseas incidents takes a number of forms including: provision and maintenance of travel advice via FCO website; consular assistance overseas including assistance with evacuation in extreme circumstances; and, signposting to further sources of information. The Foreign Secretary is responsible for the designation of terrorist attacks for the purposes of the Victims of Overseas Terrorism Scheme 2012

Government United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Foundation for Peace

We are a national charity working to support those affected by conflict, acts of terror and politically motivated violence. We support victims of conflict and terrorism and veterans, enabling them to use their traumatic experiences to do something positive and to move forward with their lives. We support young people to turn away from violence, and we work to build stronger communities without prejudice and discrimination.

Civil Society United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Home Office, Office for Security and Counter Terrorism

The Home office is responsible for the initial operational response to a major or complex incident, including acts of terrorism. It also leads on communicating with the victims of the “7/7” terrorist attacks that took place in London on 7 July 2005.

Government United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Iraqi Al-Amal Association

Iraqi Al-Amal Association is a non-political, non-sectarian association of volunteers actively engaged in projects for the benefit and well being of the Iraqi population regardless of race, gender and political or religious affiliation. Its programmes aim to combat all forms of violence and discrimination, the promotion of the culture of Human Rights, Gender Equality, tolerance and social peace, the carrying-out of income-generating projects as well as providing psychosocial assistance and training courses to vulnerable sectors, so that they can participate efficiently in public life. Al-Amal also works on the question of law reform, along with the rehabilitation of workers in police and judicial fields, with the aim of securing the supremacy of law and justice in society.

Civil Society Iraq

Ministry of Justice (MOJ)

Ministry of Justice (MOJ) and Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) are responsible for support for victims of terrorism after the initial operational response. This includes support in the criminal justice system and for the management of compensation schemes for victims.

Government United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

National Conciliation Commission

The National Conciliation Commission is an independent and autonomous entity, created by the Catholic Church and composed of citizens from various sectors and aspects of thought. It which searches for of political solutions to the social and armed conflict including all the actors in it; brings awareness to the respect of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law; supports comprehensive education for peaceful coexistence and affects the design of public policies of peace and reconciliation.

Civil Society Colombia

Strength to Strength

Strength to Strength is a nonprofit organization established to support victims of terrorism around the world with long-term psychological needs through regular meetings, provision of information and advice, and raising awareness of the unmet needs of victims and their families. Strength to Strength enables victims of terrorism to share experiences and empowers them to live life to their best potential. The mission of Strength to Strength is to bring victims of terrorism together globally in order to share their experiences through peer to peer support and move forward with their lives despite the trauma they have been through.

Civil Society United States of America

The National Center for Historical Memory’s

The National Center for Historical Memory’s (NCHM) purpose is to contribute to the comprehensive reparation and to the right to the truth for the victims of the Colombian armed conflict as well as society in general. The Center accomplishes this by reconstructing, through the testimony of victims, the serious human rights violations that occurred in the framework of the conflict, searching for truth, justice, reparation and the construction of a sustainable and lasting peace.

Government Colombia

The National Network of Initiatives for Peace and Against War

The National Network of Initiatives for Peace and Against War is a meeting space, convergence and coordination of local, regional and national experiences of peace, from civil society with the aim of "weaving peace with hand citizen "and defending the right to peace as a fundamental right of Colombians"

Civil Society Colombia

The Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies - NKVTS

Established in 2004 supports the regional centres by compiling and generating new knowledge on traumatic stress. As a part of the governmental action plan, NKVTS will in collaboration with RKBU (Regional Centres for Child and Youth Mental Health and Child Welfare) and RBUP (The Center for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Eastern and Southern Norway) develop expertise in how the health services can work with violent extremism in a more effective way.

Government Norway

The Unit for Attention and Reparation of Victims

The Government channels attention to victims by the the Unit for Attention and Reparation of Victims, whose mission is to lead the actions of state and society to address and full reparations to victims, to contribute to social inclusion and peace.

Government Colombia


Tuesday's Children

Formed in the aftermath of Tuesday, September 2001, Tuesday’s Children is a response and recovery organization that supports youth, families, and communities impacted by terrorism and traumatic loss.

Civil Society United States of America

Uganda Muslim Youth Development Forum

Uganda Muslim Youth Development Forum (UMYDF) is a not for profit, nonpartisan youth-led faith based development organization based in Kampala district, which exists to provide a link for connecting all Muslim youth across clusters and development policy processes in Uganda so as to promote their active, responsible and continuing participation in local and global development.

Civil Society Uganda


V-Europe

The international non profit organisation V-Europe in progress is an association for victims of terrorism and in particular for all victims of the terrorist attacks perpetrated on Belgian soil, as well as the Belgian victims of attacks perpetrated on foreign soil. V-Europe was created by victims of the attacks of 22 march 2016 in Brussels, to get united and to progress for a better future. The association explained in a nutshell by the letter “V” of V-Europe : • Victims: getting to know each other, share our experiences and determine our needs. • Values: to expose and defend our interests and values. • Veritas: to act for the manifestation of the truth and to understand everything that has happened. • Victory: our experiences are unique. Let’s give them a sense and make them contribute to a better society, including on the legal and administrative levels. Together we can make a difference.

Civil Society Belgium

Victim Support

Apoyo a las Victimas (Victim Support) es una organización benéfica independiente, para las víctimas y testigos de delitos en Inglaterra y Gales. Establecida hace 40 años, ha crecido hasta convertirse en la organización más grande y antigua de víctimas en el mundo.

Civil Society United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Victim Support Finland

Victims Support Finland is a nation-wide organisation founded in 1994. It is run by six Finnish organisations. It receives also State financial aid. Victim Support Finland offers practical advice and support to victims of crime, their close ones as well as for those who have witnessed a crime by maintaining helplines and social media services, giving legal advice, providing an online support service called Rikunet, accompanying victims when attending police hearings or court sessions as well as assisting in filing for a restraining order or applying for compensation. Victim Support Finland is a member organisation of Victim Support Europe.

Victims of Terrorism Organization

Victims of Terrorism Organization (Kenya) is an NON-Profit making organization based in Nairobi Kenya. The organization was established in 2010 with the main aim of working with victims of terrorism in Kenya and around the world to promote peace and harmony. It was from the effects of the US Embassy bombing in Nairobi on August 7th 1998 that the founders of the organization sat down and came up with the proposal to work with terror victims and the local authority to promote peace and reduce radicalization.

Civil Society Kenya

Young Christian Association (YMCA) Colombia

YMCA Colombia, has begun working with young people on the issue of victim assistance and post-conflict. To develop this theme, the YMCA organized the meeting "Recovering the voice of youth in the Post-Conflict in Colombia", which seeks to know the opinion, the feel and the projection of the youth who have been victims of the conflict who now face a changing context and should raise the course of their life project and their community.

Civil Society Colombia

Youth Coalition against Terrorism

Youth Coalition against Terrorism (YOCAT) is a volunteer-based youth organization working to unite youth against violent extremism in north-eastern Nigeria. YOCAT is a coalition of students, lawyers, health care professionals, educators, development workers, and most importantly, all dedicated young activists between 18 to 29 years. It was founded by Imrana Alhaji Buba on 12th August 2010 in Maiduguri, Borno state (one of the hotspots of Boko Haram insurgency in north-eastern Nigeria). It is affiliate member of the International Action Against Terrorism (IYAAT) and the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY). The main aim of YOCAT is to weaken the appeal of violent extremism in north-eastern Nigeria, through organizing enlightenment and empowerment programs for young people, and amplifying the voices of the victims of terrorism.

Civil Society Nigeria

Directorate- General of Support for Victims of Terrorism

"Spain has a terrorism victim assistance unit , the Directorate- General of Support for Victims of Terrorism, that includes, for example, personnel with special training in the following areas: psycho-social (social workers), medical ( the Medical Advisory Board), and financial process experts, among others. a) Social workers contact victims as soon as security and medical condition allow after a terrorist attack and provide information to victims and the families. Information is conveyed to victims and their families clearly and accurately. Also, they attend people to manage their compensations, pensions, labour rights, subsidies and other benefits. b) The Medical Advisory Board: in order to categorize the injuries, evaluate the permanent consequences of the damages: disabilities, permanent non- disabling injuries or psychological damages. c) Financial process experts: the procedure for recognizing entitlement to compensation for damage is processed and resolved by the Ministry of the interior.- The maximum period for resolving the procedure is 12 months."

Government Spain

European Union's RAN (Radicalisation Awareness Network)

The objective of RAN VVT is to make the voices of the victims heard, their positive values understood and their role empowered. This creates a strong instrument to raise people awareness of the dangers of terrorism and violent radicalisation.

Inter-govermental International

ADO (Arbeits-kreis der Opferhill e. V)

The Committee of Victims Support Organizations (Arbeits-kreis der Opferhill e. V) ado is an umbrella association of varios professional victims services in Germany and has existed since October 1988. Its fundamental interest is to make a contribution to the comprehensive social task of supporting human rigths of victims.

Civil Society Germany

Miguel Ángel Blanco Foundation of Victims of Terrorism

The Fundación Miguel Ángel Blanco was created on December 18, 1997 in order to keep the memory of Miguel Angel Blanco and all victims of terrorism alive.

Civil Society Spain

Council of Europe

The Council of Europe is the continent’s leading human rights organisation. It includes 47 member states, 28 of which are members of the European Union. All Council of Europe member states have signed up to the European Convention on Human Rights, a treaty designed to protect human rights, democracy and the rule of law.

Inter-govermental International

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

The OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns, including arms control, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, national minorities, democratization, policing strategies, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities. All 57 participating States enjoy equal status, and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis.

Inter-govermental International

Organization of the Americas

Terrorism continues to be one of, if not the, most critical threat facing both the Western Hemisphere as well as the entire global community. The OAS and its member states have, therefore, developed comprehensive policies to work together closely in order to combat the threat of terrorism in the Hemisphere. The Inter-American Convention against Terrorism seeks to prevent the financing of terrorist activities, strengthen border controls and increase cooperation among law enforcement authorities in different countries. In addition, the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism plays an important role in carrying out efforts in this field and is considered a model for other regional organizations involved in counter-terrorism.

Inter-govermental International

Weisse Ring e.V. - Germany

"The WHITE RING was founded on September 24, 1976 in Mainz as e-profit organization to support victims of crime and crime prevention V. We help in Germany. Regardless of gender, age, religion, nationality, political opinion, victims of crime direct aid. We maintain a network of more than 3,000 volunteer helpers victims and victim supporters in 420 nationwide branch offices. We are knowledgeable and recognized contact point for politics, law, management, science and the media in all aspects of victim support and protection of victims. The WHITE RING currently has around 50,000 members."






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