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January 1, 2012     |    Jayne Huckerby

Drawing on the U.K.’s record on the Prevent strategy, the briefing paper on Women and Violent Extremism: The U.S. and U.K. Experiences uses a gender and human rights lens to analyze the U.S.’ new policy of using a community-based approach to build resilience against violent extremism. The briefing paper finds that by largely adopting a now-rejected version of Prevent, the U.S. plan risks co-opting non-security sectors, such as education and health, to the detriment of immigrant women.

Reports and Briefing Papers
July 1, 2011     |    Jayne Huckerby

A Decade Lost: Locating Gender in U.S. Counter-Terrorism provides the first global study of how the U.S. government’s (USG) counter-terrorism efforts profoundly implicate and impact women and sexual minorities.

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May 11, 2011     |    Smita Narula

The U.S. government’s aggressive use of the immigration system in its counterterrorism efforts discriminates against Muslims and violates international human rights law, said the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) at NYU School of Law and the Asian American Legal and Education Defense Fund (AALDEF) as they released a Briefing Paper on the issue today. The Briefing Paper, “Under the Radar: Muslims Deported, Detained, and Denied on Unsubstantiated Terrorism Allegations,” exposes the many ways in which U.S. officials take advantage of the lax standards and lack of transparency that mark the immigration system as particularly ripe for abuse.

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