Politics and Crime

Photo: Female fighters in Congolese rebel groups, Matchbox Media Collective / flickr.com

CRU’s research in the field of politics and crime focuses on the effect that licit and illicit power structures and have on statebuilding and peacebuilding processes, with a specific focus on transnational and local organised criminal networks.

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Malian army communications after massacres

21 December 2022 - 13:32

In late March 2022, the Moura massacre sparked international outrage. The Malian armed forces (FAMa) and suspected Russian paramilitaries reportedly executed over 300 civilians.

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Institute Clingendael realizes research, training and consultancy for national and international parties.

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Conflict and FragilityResearch programme

Horn of Africa

27 June 2017 - 16:55