Policy Brief

Beyond Closing Mosques and Shutting Down Facebook Pages

How Tunisia Can Address the Threat of Online and Offline Terrorist Recruitment

Tunisian nationals make up the largest number of foreign fighters affiliated with ISIS in Syria, Iraq, and Libya. ISIS is highly effective at using sophisticated online propaganda strategies to target young Tunisians. The government's fight against online and offline terrorist recruitment should include not only monitoring content that incites violence but also more constructive measures such as using social media to encourage civic engagement and bringing crowdsourcing to policy making.



Bibliografische Angaben

Fatafta, Marwa. “Beyond Closing Mosques and Shutting Down Facebook Pages.”

DGAPkompakt 24, 23. Dezember 2016, 5 S. (auf Englisch)

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