The hero factor against extremism (SE)

Swedish Safer Internet Centre


"The Hero Factor Against Extremism". Suleiman Bakhits vision is to eradicate terrorism, the method is cartoons for children and young people with super heroes who do good things. Suleiman Bakhits studies show that young violent extremists around the world share the same motivation: a desire to be heroes. With good stories, we can help make the world a better place, he says. This filmed seminar was held November 10, 2015 and was a collaboration between the Ministry of Culture and the Swedish Media Council. Other speakers: Alice Bah Kuhnke, Minister for Culture and Ewa Thorslund, Director of the Swedish Media Council. Moderator: Ashkan Safaee

The video is in English.

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