Challenging Dangerous Messages Online – Tirana, May 2017


During the workshop in Tirana, participants  discussed strategies for monitoring extremist content, helping people exit extremist circles, establishing a network of Islamic radio stations developing campaigns against negative stereotyping of minorities, and the advancement of social
belonging through aspirational communication campaigns, sharing success stories among the disaffected rural youth.

Participants said:

Young people living in these areas, they feel like they don’t belong there but they are trapped there, they can’t imagine a future other than selling cannabis