September 26, 2015

Radicalisation kit links green activism and 'alternative music' to extremism

Booklet aimed at helping teachers identify radicalised students warns they can become motivated by ideologies such as ‘environmental or economic concerns’

The Australian government has used an environmental activist who became involved in the “alternative music scene” as an example of violent extremism, in a booklet aimed at helping teachers identify students who are becoming radicalised and linked to terrorism. Read more.

Guardian

Related,
- Radicalisation Awareness Kit: Government's new booklet for schools links green activism, 'alternative music' to terrorism (audio) - ABC
#FreeKaren: Australians mock anti-radicalisation booklet - BBC

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