CVE Digest: Human Rights & Democracy

What Lies Ahead for Obama’s Countering Violent Extremism Program?

Emma Green, The Atlantic

March 17, 2017
Countering Violent Extremism: Hidden Human Rights Costs

Negar Mansouri, PRIO

November 9, 2016
Countering Violent Extremism through Media


November 2016
Britain’s loose definition of extremism is stoking a global crackdown on dissent

Jane Kinninmont

September 23, 2016
Past Failures Should Persuade the Next U.S. Administration to Prioritize Human Rights in Efforts to Counter Violent Extremism

Neil Hicks, Human Rights First

September 16, 2016
Countering Violent Extremism (CVE): A Resource Page

Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law

Updated Intermittently
Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights while Countering Terrorism

American Civil Liberties Union

Mar 10, 2016
How the War Against ISIS Changed International Law

Michael P. Scharf, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Mar 1, 2016
C&SN Joins More Than 50 Orgs in Raising Concerns About UN’s Work on Preventing Violent Extremism

Charity and Security Network

Feb 8, 2016
UN counterextremism initiatives must not infringe on free expression rights

Big News Network

Feb 5, 2016
To Defeat ISIS, Listen to the Women

Tara Sonenshine, The Hill

Feb 1, 2016
Iraq Research: Sense of Injustice Is Key to Violent Extremism

Fred Strasser, United States Institute of Peace

Jan 13, 2016
ISIS in the World’s Largest Muslim Country

Edward Delman, The Atlantic

Jan 3, 2016
Investing in Iraq’s Peace: How Good Governance Can Diminish Support for Violent Extremism.

Mercy Corps

Jan 2016
A Peacebuilding Approaching to Teaching About Extremism

David J. Smith, Huffington Post

Dec 2, 2015
Obama Administration Should Match Words with Deeds on CVE

Brian Dooley, Human Rights First, in Huffington Post

Nov 23, 2015
Cutting aid in order to support refugees will allow extremism to thrive

Maina Kiwi, Jan Axel Nordlander, Robert Hardh, Thomas Hammarberg, and Bjørn Engesland, The Guardian

Nov 20, 2015
Obama Administration Should Match Words with Deeds on CVE

Brian Dooley, Human Rights First, in Huffington Post

Nov 9, 2015
UN: End Overbroad Foreign Terrorist Fighter Laws

Human Rights Watch

Nov 2, 2015
Faith in Islam & Faith in Women: Why Gender Justice is Key to an Islam Without Extremes

Zainab Bangura, Special Representative of the UNSG on Sexual Violence in Conflict, in ICG’s The Future of Conflict

Oct 30, 2015
The Pre-Terrorists Among Us

Simon Cottee, The Atlantic

Oct 27, 2015
The UAE shouldn’t imprison activists in the name of counterterrorism

Kate Kizer and Ellen Duthoy, Al Jazeera

Oct 27, 2015
Britain’s counterterror strategy just got worse

Rachel Shabi, Al Jazeera

Oct 26, 2015
Privatizing censorship in fight against extremism is risk to press freedom

Courtney C. Radsch, Committee to Protect Journalists

Oct 16, 2015
Tougher terrorism laws to protect against ‘incitement of genocide’, Malcolm Turnbull says

Stephanie Anderson, ABC

Oct 13, 2015
Letter to the Editor: To Combat Extremism, We Will Need More Than Words

Brittany Benowitz, Just Security

Oct 2, 2015
Investing in Education and Young People to Counter Violent Extremism


Sept 30, 2015
Obama Emphasizes Importance of Human Rights Protection to CVE Strategy During UN Leaders’ Summit

Human Rights First

Sept 29, 2015
Why Counterterrorism Needs Countering Violent Extremism (CVE): How Human Rights and Good Governance Help Prevent Terrorism

Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights, Department of State

Sept 22, 2015
The Role of Human Rights in Countering Violent Extremism

Human Rights First

Sept 2015
Upholding Human Rights as a Key to Preventing Violent Extremism

Rob Berschinski, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Department of State

July 16, 2015
Preventing Terrorism and Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization that Lead to Terrorism: A Community-Policing Approach

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

February 2014


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