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Vzdělání jako protilátka vůči radikalizaci

DUBAJ – Nikdo, kdo navštíví Blízký východ, si nemůže nevšimnout křiklavého kontrastu mezi aspiracemi mladých lidí v tomto regionu v oblasti vzdělání, podnikání a povolání a drsnou realitou, která mnohé z nich připravuje o pozitivní budoucnost. Polovina obyvatel Blízkého východu ve věku 18-25 let je nezaměstnaná či podzaměstnaná.

Tuto situaci ještě zhoršuje globální uprchlická krize, která vyhnala z domovů přibližně 30 milionů dětí, z toho jen ze Sýrie šest milionů, přičemž velmi málo z nich se během školou povinného věku pravděpodobně vrátí domů. Nikoho by tedy nemělo překvapovat, že skupina, která je v regionu známá jako Daeš (Islámský stát) věří, že v tomto obrovském počtu bezprizorních a nespokojených mladých lidí najde živnou půdu pro nábor svých členů.

Propagandisté Daeše zneužívají sociální média stejným způsobem, jakým jejich extremističtí předchůdci i současníci někdy zneužívali a zneužívají mešity – jako fórum pro radikalizaci. Skupina neustále zveřejňuje obsah zpochybňující možnost společného soužití islámu a Západu a vyzývá mladé lidi k džihádu.

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