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National Policy brief-2 Reintegration of Militants


• This brief summarizes the findings of the second working group on Counter-Violent Extremism (CVE), which deliberated upon the mechanism for reintegrating militants willing to shun violence and/or denounce the practice of takfeer(declaring fellow Muslims out of creed of Islam)
. • Skepticism was also expressed of the results of reintegrating militants into society, given that militant ideologies may yet continue to nurture. However, the group agreed that, to tackle militancy in the long run, attempts should be made of adopting soft approaches, exploring the possibility of reintegrating militants or rehabilitating them back in the society.
• The group called for a Pakistan-specific rehabilitation and reintegration model, which takes into account Pakistan’s specific need, especially its democratic ethos. ....

Event Report:
High-powered parliament-endorsed commissions required to review dealing with militant groups

Publisher: Pak Institute For Peace Studies (PIPS)