32 minutes | Oct 19, 2015

Belgian Foreign Fighters in Iraq and Syria

Pieter Van Ostaeyen comes back on the show to discuss Belgian foreign fighters traveling to Iraq and Syria. Some of the topics covered include: The number of Belgians who’ve gone to Iraq and Syria and how it compares to other European countries Background on Sharia4Belgium and their role in getting Belgians to go to Syria and Iraq Efforts by the Belgian government to stop the flow of people out of the country to join the conflict Prosecutions of individuals and groups related to these issues Links: Belgian Fighters in Syria and Iraq ~ October 2015 « pietervanostaeyen United Nations News Centre - With high number of foreign fighters in Belgium, UN experts call for robust action to address risks Pieter Van Ostaeyen (@p_vanostaeyen) on Twitter Karl Morand (@KarlMorand) on Twitter Thanks to Andrew, Alex, and Scott for supporting the show! You can support the podcast by making a small donation on Patreon!
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