Media coverage January-May 2019
MIGS fellow Andrei Serbin Pont spoke about his research on the Venezuelan refugee crisis on a Global Dispatch podcast, and was quoted in an article for Inter Press Service titled: “International Aid Feeds Hope and Fuels Confrontation in Venezuela”.
As part of her weekly column for Forbes Magazine, MIGS Digital Fellow Ewelina Ochab published the following articles titled: “Remembering the 21 Coptic Orthodox Christians murdered by Daesh”, and “Attempts to address the issue of foreign fighters continue”
MIGS fellow Dr. Joana Cook was quoted in a Huffington Post article titled “5 key questions raised after British ISIS teen bride’s plea to return.” Joana also spoke to the BBC World Service and with BBC Radio4 about what’s next for ISIS wives.
MIGS Digital Fellow Humera Khan wrote the following article for Foreign Affairs titled “Why countering extremism fails”.
Digital Fellow Anne Speckhard wrote an article for Modern Diplomacy titled: “ISIS Smuggler: Sleeper Cells and ‘Undead’ Suicide Bombers Have Infiltrated Europe” and was quoted in an article for Fox News titled: “ISIS wife dilemma: US-born citizens, even terrorists, can't be barred from re-entry, experts say”
Marie Lamensch published an article in the HuffPost Quebec on the current uprising in Sudan titled “Les Soudanais dans la mais qui s’en soucie?”
Digital Fellow Phil Gurski was quoted in the following article for the Toronto Sun titled: “Mandel: Freed homegrown jihadist remains 'high risk to public safety”.
Marie Lamensch was quoted in an article in La Presse written by Agnès Gruda titled “Les démons de l'antisémitisme.”
Fellow Michael Petrou wrote a piece for OpenCanada about the Venezuelan crisis.
Fellow Michael Petrou wrote an op-ed for CBC titled: “It would be immoral for Canada to leave its ISIS members in Syria”.
MIGS digital fellow Ewelina U. Ochab calls for urgent action to stop the Nicaraguan government from silencing opposition in her article on Forbes online edition.
MIGS digital fellow Joana Cook urges Canada to bring the women and children of ISIS home in CBS article.
In light of International Women’s Day, Ewelina U. Ochab reflects on the current situation concerning women’s rights and asks: “What more can the law do for women?”
MIGS digital fellow Humera Khan spoke to PBS journalist Judy Woodruff to discuss the “broader social movement” represented by New Zealand mosque killer.
MIGS digital fellow André Gagné, voices his concerns on far-right extremism in the wake of the New Zealand mass shooting on Radio Canada.
MIGS digital fellow Ewelina U. Ochab relays Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nadia Murad’s call for more action to help the abducted Yazidi women and girls.
On his blog, MIGS Digital Fellow Phil Gurski published a post titled “The links between genocide and terrorism”
MIGS digital fellow Anne Speckhard gave her analysis on the military and ideological training forced upon ISIS children.
Ahead of the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims, MIGS digital fellow Ewelina U. Ochab addresses the issue of forced organ removal in China in a Forbes article.
MIGS digital fellow Ewelina U. Ochab writes for Forbes to remember the transatlantic slave trade and highlight several examples of what she calls’ modern-day slavery.
MIGS fellow Andrei Serbin Pont wrote in the Venezuelan newspaper El Nacional about the support provided by the Russian military forces to Venezuela.
Phil Gurski had a column in The Hill Times titled “Can we talk about terrorists without glorifying them?”
MIGS digital fellow Ewelina U. Ochab wrote a piece on the issue of foreign fighter returnees in Forbes magazine.
Kyle Matthews, executive director of MIGS was interviewed for a piece in the Kingston Whig Standard about the need to prosecute ISIS for crimes against humanity
MIGS fellow Andrei Serbin Pont wrote about Russia’s decision to maintain military forces in Venezuela despite President Trump’s warning.
MIGS executive director Kyle Matthews sat down with Breakfast Television Montreal for a panel discussion on extremism and radicalization.