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Mandy Rutter: Paris and coping with trauma

Terrorist attacks in Paris have again highlighted how suddenly our sense of normality and security can be shattered by the unexpected. Major incidents send shockwaves through whole networks of people. In this case, there’s the heightened threat of further attacks and violence, of the increased risks from travelling, of day-to-day business.

In the aftermath of 9/11, Western societies have been under the constant fear of foreigners coming into our country to carry out acts of terrorism. The London bombings of July 7th, 2005 changed the emphasis to a fear of home grown terrorists. This Analysis is explored by Solat Chaudhry, Director of the National Centre for Diversity