David Suurland

David Suurland has a PhD cum laude in Law, Terrorism and Conflict Studies from the University of Leiden and is a co-founder of the Foundation for Freedom of Information. He has spoken in the British House of Lords and written extensively on political Islam.

As of 2021, he works for the Dutch bank Radobank translating counterterrorism legislation into policy responses.



Free and Fair Elections – Case Study: Iran with David Suurland, Stephane Bussard

Stéphane Bussard, former Le Temps US correspondent in New York, and David Suurland, a Ph.D. and co-founder of the Foundation for Freedom of Information who has written extensively on political Islam, address the 2nd Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy – see below for full prepared remarks.   Full remarks   David