Mimoun Berrissoun, 32 years old, Germany. Mimoun coordinates 180° Wende (180° Turn), an NGO that focuses on preventing radicalisation. He has developed a network of local mediators embedded within vulnerable areas of Cologne to connect with the city’s youth and swiftly react to emerging signs of radicalisation. He leads awareness raising sessions in schools on antisemitism and islamophobia and works with detainees and penitentiary officers to prevent radicalisation in prisons.
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