Security: EP committee discusses links between organised crime and terrorism

April 21, 2016
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The Civil Liberties Committee of the European Parliament began, on Wednesday 20 April 2016, a discussion on links between organised crime and terrorism, how to handle people returning from conflict zones, de-radicalisation and the need for a common definition of terrorism and means to prove terrorist intent.
The debate took place with the participation of Michèle Coninsx, Chair of Eurojust – the EU’s judicial cooperation agency. On Thursday afternoon, members of parliament will discuss “the fight against terrorism”. The text proposes criminalising preparatory terrorist acts, such as journeys for terrorist purposes. (EU Neighbourhood Info)
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Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia
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