Definitions for the Counter Violent Extremism Work the NCTC Coordinates
Counter Radicalisation refers to efforts to delegitimise violent extremist ideologies and to deter recruitment into specific terrorist groups or campaigns.
De-radicalisation refers to concerted efforts directed at radicalised individuals at different stages of the extremist ‘lifecycle’: immediately before joining a group or network, as active members, or following their exit. The efforts are aimed at changing their attitudes and ideological stances.
The Duty to disclose information relating to terrorist acts, etc according to POTA 2012 expects that a person who has any information that is relevant in preventing the commission of a terrorist act; or securing the arrest or prosecution of those responsible shall disclose the information to a police officer or is liable to prosecution.
Group radicalisation is a popular set of beliefs based on an intensifying division and sense of threat between in- and out-groups. It often precedes individual radicalisation into extremism.
Incitement according to POTA 2012, it is the publishing, distributing or otherwise availing information intending to incite another person or a group of persons to carry out a terrorist act directly or indirectly.
Indoctrination is the process of teaching a person or group to accept a set of beliefs uncritically.
Rehabilitation is a process that aims to ensure that disengaged and de-radicalised violent extremists and terrorists are given the counselling, critical reasoning tools, knowledge and gender appropriate interventions to shift their mind-sets and enable them to be peaceful and law-abiding citizens.