A Way Out From Violent Extremism
Robert Örell is a director at Exit Sweden, a project launched by NGO Fryshuset to help members safely leave racist, violent, and extremist groups. He has over thirteen years of experience in disengagement from political extremism and criminal gangs. He also has experience in social work, supporting victims of crime, parental support, networking and management. Since 2012, Robert has been a member of the steering committee of the European Commission’s RAN (Radicalization Awareness Network), where he co-chairs the working group RAN Exit. This year, he joined the expert pool at the RAN Center of Excellence. In 2014, he supervised the work at the family support hotline project Sy.Realize, which addresses the concerns of families affected by the Syrian conflict.