A View from the CT Foxhole: Idriss Mounir Lallali, Deputy Director, ACSRT

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Idriss Mounir Lallali is the Deputy Director and Acting (Interim) Director of the African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT) and was part of the multidisciplinary team designated by the African Union to launch the Centre. Among his primary responsibilities are leading the design and development of the Centre’s Counter-Terrorism Early Warning System and managing a team of analysts who conduct policy analysis, studies, synthesis, and audits on terrorism in Africa. He previously provided assistance to consultants appointed by the A.U. to the African Anti-Terrorist Model Law, managed the Focal Point Community Database, and led the Monitoring Process of ratification of the African and Universal Counterterrorism Instruments. Mr. Lallali currently also leads a team of experts who evaluate the counterterrorism capacity of African Union member states.

AFRICA RECORDED A TOTAL OF 156 TERRORIST ATTACKS RESULTING IN A TOTAL OF 575 DEATHS

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General Situation. The reporting period, 1st to 30th November 2020 recorded a decrease of terrorist attacks compared to the period 1st to 31st October 2020. At the end of November 2020 there were 156 terrorist attacks compared to 195 for October 2020, representing a 20% decrease. With respect to casualties, there was an increase in the number of deaths from terrorist attacks. While there were 573 deaths recorded in October 2020, 575 deaths were recorded in November 2020, representing about 01% increase.

Regional Webinar for Southern African Development Community States Members on Human Rights and Rule of Law in the Prevention and Countering of Terrorism, Violent Extremism and Transnational Organized Crime (PCT and TOC)

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The African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT/CAERT) held a Regional webinar on Human Rights and Rule of Law in the Prevention and Countering of Terrorism, Violent Extremism and Transnational Organized Crime (PCT and TOC) for Military and Law Enforcement personnel of Southern African Development Community {SADC} States Members, from 9 to 11 April 2021.

Regional Webinar for Economic Community of Central Africa States Members on Human Rights and Rule of Law in the Prevention and Countering of Terrorism, Violent Extremism and Transnational Organized Crime (PCT and TOC)

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The African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism (ACSRT/CAERT) held a Regional webinar on Human Rights and Rule of Law in the Prevention and Countering of Terrorism, Violent Extremism and Transnational Organized Crime (PCT and TOC) for Military and Law Enforcement personnel of Economic Community of Central Africa States Members, from 22 to 24 March 2021.