The phenomenon of religious radicalization in carceral spaces towards violent extremism and terrorism, remains an increasingly worrying situation.
In the African context, the presence of this scourge in prison is a reality. Indeed, the prison has become the meeting place between "recruiters" and "recruits" who undergo a dangerous process of indoctrination, most often religious. Detainees represent fertile ground for the ideologies developed by the recruiters who are in these same places of detention. They thus transform common law prisoners, often unrelated to terrorism.
This is how the study finds all its importance. Its results were presented to the various actors concerned for better consideration and improved solutions to address the serious risks presented by this phenomenon.
The workshop aimed to present the main lines and recommendations of the study in a stakeholder framework. The discussions that followed led to constructive exchanges and enriched the recommendations of the study. Indeed, among the proposals, the following have been highlighted: