- 151people have died due to terrorist attacks in the EU in 2015
- An estimated 5,000 Europeans have joined terrorist organisations in Iraq and Syria
82% of Europeans want the EU to do more to fight terrorism
40% think the risk of an attack is high in their country
MEPs call for a new EU strategy to tackle extremism.
Among others they propose segregating radicalised inmates in prisons and deleting online content spreading violent extremism
Facilitating cross-border cooperation between police forces and prosecutors.
Ensuring that the data of victims, witnesses and suspects are protected