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Islamistenszene in Winterthur: Rätsel um totgesagten Jihadisten

GCSP Senior Programme Advisor, Course Director and Senior Fellow Dr Christina Schori Liang discusses the usage of martyrdom with Neue Zürcher Zeitung.

Dr Schori Liang explains to Neue Zürcher Zeitung how the deaths of so-called jihadists are used for propaganda by ISIS to attract foreigners to come to Iraq and Syria. The propaganda strategy used by the Islamic State takes advantage of today's media, since online profiles of martyrs live on to become propaganda tools.

>> Read the full article in German