Building on the GCTF’s Rome Memorandum: Additional Guidance on the Role of Religious Scholars and other Ideological Experts in Rehabilitation and Reintegration Programmes

The additional guidance seeks to disassociate any particular religion from terrorism, warning that terrorist groups knowingly abuse and misrepresent religion to justify their actions. In order to mitigate such issues, the UNICRI recommends bringing religious scholars who have been specially trained to operate in such circumstances into prison-based rehabilitation programs.