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Todays crime related press reports collected by Prof. Thomas Görgen, German Police University

The Conversation, 01.12.2023

Why all civilian lives matter equally, according to a military ethicist

Jessica Wolfendale

EurekAlert!, 01.12.2023

Novel screening tool and recovery program may help reduce mental health problems after trauma

American College of Surgeons

EurekAlert!, 01.12.2023

1 in 8 older adults use cannabis products, suggesting need to screen for risks

University of Michigan

Small Wars Journal, 01.12.2023

Radical Islamist Weaponized Drone Use I&W (Indications & Warning) in Africa: A Terrorism Research Note

John P. Sullivan and Keaton O.K. Bunker

The Guardian, 01.12.2023

Whatever your view of the Israel-Hamas war, rape is rape. To trivialise it is to diminish ourselves

Gaby Hinsliff

New Lines Magazine, 01.12.2023

On TikTok, an Unlikely Call to Islam Emerges

Jessica Roy

Quillette, 01.12.2023

Gaza and the Asymmetry Trap

Michael Walzer

The New Yorker, 01.12.2023

The Inside Story of Microsoft’s Partnership with OpenAI

Charles Duhigg

CNN, 02.12.2023

How a 1976 mass kidnapping changed how the world sees childhood trauma

Giri Viswanathan, 02.12.2023

More money in cannabis than tobacco, advocates say ahead of repeal

Sam Smith

The Conversation, 03.12.2023

Nine out of 10 South African criminals reoffend, while in Finland it’s 1 in 3. This is why

Casper Lӧtter

The Guardian / The Observer, 03.12.2023

Charging Jews with genocide is to declare them guilty of precisely what was done to them

Howard Jacobson

The Conversation, 04.12.2023

For domestic violence victim-survivors, a data or privacy breach can be extraordinarily dangerous

Catherine Fitzpatrick

The Conversation, 04.12.2023

Online ‘likes’ for toxic social media posts prompt more − and more hateful − messages

Joseph B. Walther

The Conversation, 04.12.2023

Philadelphia reduces school-based arrests by 91% since 2013 – researchers explain the effects of keeping kids out of the legal system

Amanda NeMoyer, Naomi Goldstein

EurekAlert!, 04.12.2023

A European initiative aims to ensure fair trials for children and young people with special language needs

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

Texas Monthly, 04.12.2023

The Bogeyman: How a Pattern of False Confessions Was Traced Back to One Austin Cop

Michael Hall

CNN, 04.12.2023

Some traders appear to have anticipated October 7 Hamas attack, research finds

Matt Egan

Yahoo News, 04.12.2023

The Police Force Where Female Officers Warn Other Women to Stay Away

Tracey Tully

Verfassungsblog, 04.12.2023

Perils and Pitfalls of Israel´s New ´War on Terror´

Stefan Oeter

The New Republic, 04.12.2023

Few States Block Gun Purchases After Emergency Mental Health Hospitalizations, 04.12.2023

Aging societies more vulnerable to collapse, suggests analysis

Santa Fe Institute

The Conversation, 05.12.2023

An inside look at the dangerous, painstaking work of collecting evidence of suspected war crimes in Ukraine

Olivera Simic, Anastasiia Chupis

The Conversation, 05.12.2023

Hate crimes are on the rise − but the narrow legal definition makes it hard to charge and convict

Jeannine Bell

Newswise, 05.12.2023

New Report on Preventing Armed Insurrection: Firearms in Political Spaces Threaten Public Health, Safety, and Democracy

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

EurekAlert!, 05.12.2023

Incarcerated women punished at higher rates for minor infractions than men, UTEP study shows

University of Texas at El Paso, 05.12.2023

Refugees on the Balkan Route: Europe's Nameless Dead

Doraid Al-Hafid, May Bulman, Maria Cheresheva, Asia Haidar, Ivana Ljuština, Steffen Lüdke, Jack Sapoch und Nicole Vögele

Global Network on Extremism and Technology, 06.12.2023

Weapon or Tool?: How the Tech Community Can Shape Robust Standards and Norms for AI, Gender, and Peacebuilding

Nick Zuroski

Police Professional, 06.12.2023

Services should do more to stop domestic abuse killings, says Domestic Abuse Commissioner

Paul Jacques

Spectrum News, 06.12.2023

AI-generated images of child sex abuse raise legal issues

Dan Bazile

The Guardian, 06.12.2023

Centrists are out of favour. But as the Netherlands is learning, the alternative is far worse

Arnon Grunberg

Mirage News, 07.12.2023

Terrorist Attacks, Mass Shootings Prompt Corporate Honesty: Study

Global Network on Extremism & Technology, 07.12.2023

The Woman Question in Online Extremism and P/CVE in Kenya: Toward a New Gendered Approach

Miraji Mohamed

The Conversation, 07.12.2023

How new reports reveal Israeli intelligence underestimated Hamas and other key weaknesses

John Joseph Chin, Haleigh Bartos

The Guardian, 07.12.2023

How Nicholas Winton saved 669 children (and counting) from the Holocaust: ‘He became everybody’s grandfather’

Ann Lee

The Guardian, 07.12.2023

Islamophobia and antisemitism are equal scourges – and the EU is finally recognising that

Shada Islam

The Conversation, 07.12.2023

Terror in Uganda: what’s driving the Islamic State-linked rebels

Stig Jarle Hansen

News-Medical, 07.12.2023

Study finds link between child care subsidy requirements and child abuse rates

University of Michigan

The Conversation, 08.12.2023

As the temperature rises, so do rates of domestic violence

Heather R. Stevens, Paul Beggs, Petra Graham

The Conversation, 08.12.2023

The landmark Genocide Convention has had mixed results since the UN approved it 75 years ago

Alexander Hinton

The Conversation, 08.12.2023

How to protect yourself from cyber-scammers over the festive period

Rachael Medhurst

The Globe and Mail, 08.12.2023

Animal cruelty can be a window that exposes many shades of suffering

Kendra Coulter

BBC, 08.12.2023

UNLV shooting: Ex-professor had 'target list' when he killed three on campus

Max Matza

The Guardian, 08.12.2023

Gun violence rate higher in gentrified neighborhoods, study finds

Cecilia Nowell

Eurocities, 08.12.2023

Glasgow’s Resolve Against Domestic Abuse

Meduza, 08.12.2023

‘We have to prove Putin wrong’ Human rights lawyer and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Oleksandra Matviichuk on pursuing justice for Ukraine in wartime

PsyPost, 09.12.2023

AI can predict intimate partner femicide from variables extracted from legal documents

Eric W. Dolan

The Guardian, 10.12.2023

Evictions can kill: how US communities are trying to break the cycle of violence

Juan Pablo Garnham and Deanna Pantín Parrish

Washington Post, 10.12.2023

To fight antisemitism on campuses, we must restrict speech

Claire O. Finkelstein

The Guardian, 10.12.2023

An explosive court transcript shows why excessive secrecy in the UK’s family courts must be fought

Louise Tickle

EurekAlert!, 11.12.2023

Why get high? Teens use cannabis for coping, enjoyment

University of California

EurekAlert!, 11.12.2023

Health impacts of abuse more extensive than previously thought, research says

University of Birmingham

EurekAlert!, 11.12.2023

New research identifies several warning signs that could predict intimate partner violence

Society for Personality and Social Psychology

The Conversation, 11.12.2023

1 in 4 adults think smacking is necessary to ‘properly raise’ kids. But attitudes are changing

Divna Haslam

The Conversation, 11.12.2023

Hamas’ use of sexual violence is an all-too-common part of modern war – but not in all conflicts

Dyan Mazurana, Anastasia Marshak

Newswise, 11.12.2023

Researchers Compare Mental Illness, Gun Violence Rates in U.S., Australia and U.K.

Florida Atlantic University

Washington Post, 11.12.2023

Jack Teixeira got security clearance despite history of violent threats

Shane Harris and Samuel Oakford, 11.12.2023

AI Act: The Member States‘ Wish List

Maximilian Henning

Washington Post, 12.12.2023

‘Problematic pockets’: How Discord became a home for extremists

Samuel Oakford, Chris Dehghanpoor, James O'Donnell and Shane Harris

Newswise, 12.12.2023

Health impacts of abuse more extensive than previously thought, research says

University of Birmingham

EurekAlert!, 12.12.2023

High incidence of strangulation found among patients who experienced intimate partner violence

Brigham and Women's Hospital

EurekAlert!, 12.12.2023

US female gun violence victims less likely to die than male victims despite same injury severity


The Conversation, 12.12.2023

Child abductions can be hard to identify, and people may not know they are witnessing a serious crime

Hayley Cullen

The Conversation, 12.12.2023

Human trafficking, sexual abuse and exploitation: the ‘loss and damage’ from climate change a fund will not compensate

Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson

The Guardian, 12.12.2023

From Gaza to Ukraine, what would the pioneers of human rights think of our world today?

Philippe Sands

The Conversation, 12.12.2023

Is Somali pirates are back in action: but a full scale return isn’t likely. Here’s whyHamas the same as ISIS, the Islamic State group? No − and

Brian Peter Viggo Jakobsen, Troels Burchall Henningsen

The Conversation, 13.12.2023

A road map for the lawful use of stop-and-frisk in Philadelphia – and elsewhere

Michael D. White, Henry F. Fradella

EurekAlert!, 13.12.2023

Reported drug use among adolescents continued to hold below pre-pandemic levels in 2023

NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse

The Conversation, 13.12.2023

We’re all responsible for preventing domestic violence – and men play a crucial role. Tony Birch’s new novel makes the case

Lynda Ng

The Conversation, 13.12.2023

We’re finally starting to understand the active role women play in organised crime groups

Felia Allum

Verfassungsblog, 13.12.2023

What’s Missing from the EU AI Act

Professor Dr. Philipp Hacker

The Conversation, 13.12.2023

Why did a far-right MP take a fire extinguisher to a Jewish menorah just as Poland’s new government was being voted into power?

Claire Burchett

The Conversation, 13.12.2023

Gaza war: how Hezbollah has opened a second front inside Israel

Bashir Saade

The Atlantic, 13.12.2023

The Most Consequential Act of Sabotage in Modern Times

Mark Bowden

EurekAlert!, 13.12.2023

Traces of trauma in the young brain – and how to erase them

Weizmann Institute of Science

New York Times, 13.12.2023

The Failed Promise of Police Body Cameras

Eric Umansky

The Conversation, 14.12.2023

Is Hamas the same as ISIS, the Islamic State group? No − and yes

Brian Glyn Williams

The Guardian, 14.12.2023

Tensions rise between fans and police in Germany six months before Euros

Matt Ford

The Guardian, 14.12.2023

Putin says no peace until Russia’s goals in Ukraine achieved

Andrew Roth and Pjotr Sauer

The Conversation, 14.12.2023

Phishing scams: 7 safety tips from a cybersecurity expert

Thembekile Olivia Mayayise

The Atlantic, 14.12.2023

The Death of a Gun-Rights Warrior

Mike Spies

Institute for the Study of War, 14.12.2023

The High Price of Losing Ukraine

Frederick W. Kagan, Kateryna Stepanenko, Mitchell Belcher, Noel Mikkelsen and Thomas Bergeron, 14.12.2023

Keeping Migrants at Bay How a Brutal Militia Became Europe's New Henchmen

Mohannad al-Najjar, Mohammad Bassiki, Bashar Deeb, Klaas van Dijken, Alexander Epp, Maud Jullien, Steffen Lüdke, Jack Sapoch, Tomas Statius und Lina Verschwele, 15.12.2023

Arrests Suggest Terrorist Organization Is Operating in Europe

Rasmus Buchsteiner, Tobias Großekemper, Hubert Gude, Wolf Wiedmann-Schmidt, Roman Lehberger und Sven Röbel

The Conversation, 15.12.2023

Harold Shipman was arrested a quarter of a century ago, but we still have problems with prescribing controlled drugs

Philip Crilly

AOAV Action on Armed Violence, 15.12.2023

The evolution and impact of OSINT in contemporary conflicts: an interview with Dr David Young

Iain Overton

Quillette, 16.12.2023

Israel’s Grim Future: Attrition on All Fronts

Benny Morris

The Guardian, 17.12.2023

How can activists change the world? Experts offer seven strategies

Steven Greenhouse

The Guardian / The Observer, 17.12.2023

France struggles to find right balance as violence at matches escalates

Raphaël Jucobin

New York Times, 17.12.2023

7 Months Inside an Online Scam Labor Camp

Isabelle Qian

The Conversation, 18.12.2023

How technology can help victims of intimate partner violence

Kendra Nixon, Ashley Haller

New York Times, 18.12.2023

Illicit Content on Elon Musk’s X Draws E.U. Investigation

Adam Satariano

The Conversation, 18.12.2023

After 50 years of global effort to abolish torture, much work remains

Christopher Justin Einolf

USA TODAY, 18.12.2023

The power of blood: Why Mexican drug cartels make such a show of their brutality

Donovan Slack

ABC News, 18.12.2023

New research looks into how smart speakers could be used to detect domestic violence

Washington Post, 18.12.2023

The Divided States of Football

Albert Samaha

The Guardian, 18.12.2023

Russian courts halt cases against Alexei Navalny after jailed activist disappears

Andrew Roth

New York Times, 18.12.2023

The Secret of Trump’s Appeal Isn’t Authoritarianism

Matthew Schmitz

New York Times, 18.12.2023

He Made a Magazine, 95 Issues, While Hiding From the Nazis in an Attic

Nina Siegal

The Conversation, 19.12.2023

Alexei Navalny disappears from jail – another in the long line of Russian dissidents to fall foul of Vladimir Putin

Kevin Riehle

The Conversation, 19.12.2023

Fraud is a problem so big we need to start teaching children how to spot it in schools

Yaniv Hanoch, Stacey Wood

EurekAlert!, 19.12.2023

UM School of Medicine review highlights rise in psychiatric disorders linked to increased cannabis use

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Newswise, 19.12.2023

Childhood trauma increases risk of chronic pain in adulthood, research to-date highlights

Taylor & Francis

The Conversation, 19.12.2023

Why do some men commit domestic violence? Trauma and social isolation may play a role

Laura Voith

Verfassungsblog, 19.12.2023

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Franca Maria Feisel

Brown University, 19.12.2023

Driving Under the Influence (of Cannabis)

Carl Dimitri

EurekAlert!, 19.12.2023

University of Limerick, Ireland research examines link between adverse childhood experiences and future risk of mortality

University of Limerick

Washington Post, 19.12.2023

Watch ‘Failure at the Fence’

Jon Swaine, Joyce Sohyun Lee and Sarah Cahlan

Medical Xpress, 19.12.2023

'They will come at me': Study investigates fear of retaliation in America's nursing homes

Danielle Faipler

Washington Post, 20.12.2023

Exploitive, illegal photos of children found in the data that trains some AI

Pranshu Verma and Drew Harwell

New York Times, 20.12.2023

Gunfire Echoing Through School Grounds? Parents Are Terrified. Kids Stopped Noticing.

Emily Baumgaertner

South China Morning Post, 20.12.2023

Japan grapples with high rates of ‘carer killings’ made worse by pandemic isolation

Julian Ryall

Verfassungsblog, 20.12.2023

A Duty to Rescue

Ana Srovin Coralli, Irene Manganini and Fekade Abebe, 20.12.2023

Espionage from the East: "Russia Is a Storm, China Is Climate Change"

Maik Baumgärtner, Cornelius Dieckmann, Georg Fahrion, Christoph Giesen, Roman Höfner, Roman Lehberger, Ann-Katrin Müller, Marcel Rosenbach, Fidelius Schmid und Wolf Wiedmann-Schmidt

The Conversation, 21.12.2023

Trump barred from Colorado ballot – now what?

Mark A. Graber

The Conversation, 21.12.2023

Men and women who hold sexist views are less responsive as parents: new research

Nickola Overall

ABC7, 21.12.2023

Bodycam video shows how police moved through UNLV campus in response to mass shooting

CNN, 21.12.2023

Shootings are ‘spreading like a disease in Europe,’ says survivor of deadly Prague attack

Xiaofei Xu, Ivana Kottasova and Jessie Yeung

EurekAlert!, 21.12.2023

Where you live matters: A first-of-its-kind study illustrates how racism is interrelated with poor health

The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine

The Guardian, 21.12.2023

Israel is losing the war against Hamas – but Netanyahu and his government will never admit it

Paul Rogers

The Guardian, 21.12.2023

The couch surfing predator: how a group of women were drugged and assaulted – then fought back

Anna Moore, 21.12.2023

A Gaza Conundrum: The Story Behind the Rise of Hamas

Monika Bolliger, Julia Amalia Heyer, Susanne Koelbl, Christoph Reuter, Fritz Schaap, Thore Schröder und Bernhard Zand

New York Times, 21.12.2023

Trump Pushes Pro-Police Agenda, With a Big Exception: His Criminal Cases

Michael Gold

New Statesman, 21.12.2023

The new authoritarian personality

Oliver Nachtwey and Carolin Amlinger

The Guardian / The Observer, 24.12.2023

‘It was a hunting ground’: women and sexual assault in the UK armed forces

Yvonne Roberts

University at Buffalo, 25.12.2023

Predictable patterns in terrorist propaganda can provide foundation for effective counter messaging, according to UB research

Bert Gambini

The Conversation, 27.12.2023

What’s the truth behind the ‘shoplifting epidemic’? Six key questions answered

Graham Farrell, Rachel Armitage

New York Times, 28.12.2023

‘Screams Without Words’: How Hamas Weaponized Sexual Violence on Oct. 7

Jeffrey Gettleman, Anat Schwartz and Adam Sella

The Conversation, 28.12.2023

Will the world see more wars or unrest in 2024? Here are 5 hotspots to watch

Jessica Genauer

Berkeley News, 29.12.2023

Berkeley Talks transcript: Protecting survivors of sex trafficking

New York Times, 29.12.2023

After Rise in Murders During the Pandemic, a Sharp Decline in 2023

Tim Arango and Campbell Robertson

The Conversation, 29.12.2023

Why some people don’t trust science – and how to change their minds

Laurence D. Hurst

The New Yorker, 29.12.2023

Why the Noise of L.A. Helicopters Never Stops

Emily Witt

New York Times, 30.12.2023

Would Keeping Trump Off the Ballot Hurt or Help Democracy?

Jack Healy, Anna Betts, Mike Baker and Jill Cowan