Tackling violent extremism
DERAD-ITALIA aps is a non-profit organisation founded with the intention of providing advice and fostering disengagement from violent extremist ideologies and organizations that reject pluralism, democracy, equality and the rule of law and / or that induce a state of dependence in their members. The organisation has been included into the National Register of the Third Sector (RUNTS) in the section «SOCIAL PROMOTION ASSOCIATIONS».
DERAD-ITALIA promotes projects for the prevention of violent extremisms, and operates in the following areas of intervention (Law 112/2017):
d) education, training and vocational training, and cultural activities of social interest;
g) university and post-university training;
h) scientific research of particular social interest;
v) promotion of a culture of legality, peace between peoples, non-violence and unarmed defense;
w) promotion and protection of human, civil, social and political rights.
"Radicalisation is the process of adopting an extremist belief system, including the willingness to use, support, or facilitate violence, as a method to affect societal change"